Spirit of Fire Award Categories and Nominees
In order of presentation:

Special Recognition Award – Recognising excellence in promoting positive mental health

Supporter of the Year – Firefighter
Sponsored by Bristol Uniforms

  • Andy Hunter, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
  • Richard Woodward, Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Scott Butler, Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Martin Pritchard, Kent Fire and Rescue Service
  • Rob Henwood, Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service

Supporter of the Year – Control

  • Sarah Goodall, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Amanda Applegate, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Caili Beckham, Surrey Fire and Rescue Service
  • Tessa Tracey, North West Fire Control

Supporter of the Year – Non-uniform

  • Christine Vanderhoeven, Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Clive Durbin, Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Dave Clegg, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

Supporter of the Year – Retired 
Sponsored by the National Association of Retired Firefighters

  • Harold Binyon, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service
  • Kevin ‘Jasper’ Taylor, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Ludwig Macaulay, Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Cath Palmer, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service
  • Stuart Wilson MBE, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Supporter of the Year – Non-beneficiary

  • Hazel Waddingham
  • Kresse Wesling and James Henrit, Elvis & Kresse
  • Shaun Scott
  • Andrew Impey
  • Andrew Loyden

Supporter of the Year – Dependant

  • Cameron Moore
  • Philippa Reece
  • Lynn Bow
  • Sarah Petch

Supporter of the Year – Beneficiary of Courage

  • Karen Land, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Christopher Mepham, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service
  • Roger Moore, West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service
  • Jason Bragg, Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service
  • Steve Holder, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

Team of the Year

  • Egremont Fire Station, Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service
  • Crook Community Fire and Rescue Station, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service
  • JOGLE 2016, Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • The Fire Fighters Charity Rugby Team
  • Leighton Buzzard Fire Cadets

Supporter of the Year – Fire and Rescue Service
Sponsored by the Fire Service College

  • Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service
  • West Midlands Fire Service

Lifetime Achievement

The 2018 winner of our Lifetime Achievement award will be announced on the day.