To honour those working in Emergency Services, Hertfordshire County Council held a flag raising ceremony to mark Emergency Services Day at County Hall in Hertford.
Deputy Lieutenant for Hertfordshire Darryl Keen QFM led the event, paying tribute to the important role the Emergency Services play in the county.
Representatives from Hertfordshire County Council, including Chairman Seamus Quilty, Vice Chairman Annie Brewster and Chief Executive Owen Mapley were in attendance, alongside Senior Members of Hertfordshire’s Emergency Services, such as Hertfordshire Police Crime Commissioner, David Lloyd, Hertfordshire’s Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Chris Bigland, and Chief Constable Charlie Hall QPM.
The flag-raising event acknowledged and celebrated the dedication of Emergency Service workers throughout the county who have continued to go above and beyond to help keep Hertfordshire safe in challenging times.
In the last financial year, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) Fire Control received and processed 21,569 emergency calls which resulted in HFRS front line crews being mobilised to 9,814 emergency incidents and requests for assistance.