Soham’s longest-serving firefighter commended for reaching ‘remarkable’ 40-year achievement

PUBLISHED: 15:12 03 July 2020 | UPDATED: 15:20 03 July 2020

Soham?s longest-serving firefighter, Paul Fordham, has been commended for reaching a ?remarkable? 40 years of service. He is also pictured with members of the Soham Community Fire Station team. Picture: CAMBS FIRE

Soham?s longest-serving firefighter, Paul Fordham, has been commended for reaching a ?remarkable? 40 years of service. He is also pictured with members of the Soham Community Fire Station team. Picture: CAMBS FIRE

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Soham’s longest-serving firefighter has been commended for reaching a “remarkable achievement” of 40 years.

Soham�s longest-serving firefighter, Paul Fordham, has been commended for reaching a �remarkable� 40 years of service. Picture: CAMBS FIRESoham�s longest-serving firefighter, Paul Fordham, has been commended for reaching a �remarkable� 40 years of service. Picture: CAMBS FIRE

Having started his career on June 26 1980, Paul Fordham’s monumental milestone was recognised this week at Soham Community Fire Station.

Over the years Paul has played a “vital role in serving his local community” throughout his time as well as helping with the development of fellow crew members past and present.

“Congratulations Paul on your truly remarkable achievement and thank you for your service, hard work and commitment - long may it continue,” said a Cambs Fire & Rescue Service spokesman.

Soham�s longest-serving firefighter, Paul Fordham, has been commended for reaching a �remarkable� 40 years of service. He is pictured with members of the Soham Community Fire Station team. Picture: CAMBS FIRESoham�s longest-serving firefighter, Paul Fordham, has been commended for reaching a �remarkable� 40 years of service. He is pictured with members of the Soham Community Fire Station team. Picture: CAMBS FIRE

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Janet Evans said on social media: “Congratulations on your long service. You fire men and women do a fantastic job. Well done.”

Denise Clarke added: “Congratulations Paul. Forever grateful for what firefighters do – it is close to my heart as my dad was in the service many years ago.

Soham�s longest-serving firefighter, Paul Fordham, has been commended for reaching a �remarkable� 40 years of service. Picture: CAMBS FIRESoham�s longest-serving firefighter, Paul Fordham, has been commended for reaching a �remarkable� 40 years of service. Picture: CAMBS FIRE

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