John Williamson has offcially retired. John was a fire officer in Lancashire, Grampian and Strathclyde for almost 37 years (1967-2004) serving at all ranks from firefighter to Assistant Chief Fire Officer. He served as Divisional Commander in Aberdeen and then Senior Fire Safety officer with Grampian Fire Brigade. John also served as Divisional Commander of Glasgow with the Strathclyde Fire Brigade.

John was a specialist fire investigator with particular expertise in fatal fires. He took up the position of ACO of Safety Services tot Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service from 1996-2004.

During his career he was awarded the Fire Brigade Long Service and Good Conduct Medal and also the Queen's Jubilee Medal. …

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