Knighthood for London's Fire Commissioner. (Round-Up).

London Fire Commissioner, Ken Knight, has been awarded a Knighthood in the Queen's 2006 Birthday Honours.

Sir Ken, who started his Fire Service career in 1966, is head of the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority, responsible for the Capital's fire and rescue service--London Fire Brigade.

On hearing the announcement, Sir Ken said: "I am extremely honoured to receive such a significant award which recognises the work of the Fire Service and the challenging role we face in making communities safer. We provide a world class response to fires, rescues and catastrophic incidents and I continue to be immensely proud to be part of the UK Fire and Rescue Service and London Fire Brigade in particular". …

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