South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue
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Chris Kirby

Job Title: Chief Fire Officer

Responsible for: Chris joined as Deputy Chief Fire Officer in May 2020, following 22 years at West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue. Whilst there, he acted as a breathing apparatus instructor, commanded the Kirklees district and took charge of the service’s response and prevention work. He also led the service’s business fire safety work in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster. Chris became Chief Fire Officer in 2022.

This content was last updated on September 12th, 2022