Actively promoting the personal development of all fire fighters and control room staff including those who are retained or volunteers within local authority, occupational, airport, military, private and volunteer fire services as well as those who are now retired from the service.

The BFSA is a strictly non-political and as a democratic institution, its members are drawn from all ranks and disciplines. The Governing Council of the Association is freely elected by the Districts, with representatives from the public fire service and occupational and private fire brigades.

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Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018

Fire Service Recipients – Taken from The Times, 9th June. Royal Victorian Medal. Paul Michael Goodall – Fire Safety & Access Control; Buckingham Palace.   OBE. Stewart James Edgar – CFO & Dir of Ops; Gloucs County Council.   MBE. Faisal Atcha – Ff; Gloucs F&RS....

GDPR – General Data Protection Regulations

London and South East District

The New Chair of BFSA (London & South East) District  Paul Basson was invited to attend the last Drill Night on Thursday 25th January 2018 of  Eddie W Wing, Watch Commander, Biggleswade Fire Station, Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service. Paul was a Member of Biggleswade...

London & South East District has a new Secretary

London & South East District has a new Secretary, Martin Harris. He can be contacted via email on,

London & South East District – SDH Stara Hut 128th Fire Ball

Chair of BFSA London & SE District, Paul Basson was again very pleased to take up an invitation from the Officers and Firefighters to attend “The SDH Stara Hut 128th Fire Ball” on Saturday 20th January 2018 in the Czech Republic. Paul Basson, Chair BFSA (London & SE)...

Filming for skincare brand, looking for firefighter participants

We are currently working on for a skincare brand. It’s all about finding amazing women with stories that are more than skin deep - as part of this, we’d love to include some inspirational women firefighters who are committed to saving lives, to celebrate what they do!...

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The Fire Service Veterans Badge only available from the British Fire Services Association

Items with the BFSA badge are only available to Association members, please ensure you add your membership details when ordering. Association Long Service Medals can only be issued to members, Please contact the General Secretary before placing an order if you do not have your membership number. Dismiss