On Monday 4th November the annual London Fire Brigade Christmas carol service took place at Westminster Cathedral. Joining firefighters, staff, retirees and their families was HRH Prince Harry, who met some of the men and women of the LFB after the service to thank them for their heroic service.
London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton paid tribute to the exceptional courage and professionalism of the firefighters at during ‘what has been one of the most challenging years for London Fire Brigade’.
She said: ‘In 2017 our firefighters, control officers, fire safety and support staff have all been tested like never before, dealing with acts of terrorism and the tragic Grenfell Tower fire, the biggest loss of life in London since the Second World War.’
A vintage fire engine in the piazza greeted guests as they arrived, while the Salvation Army Band played.