First Chief Officer of new Fire and Rescue Service to be announced

The first Chief Officer of the new single Scottish Fire and Rescue Service will be announced today (Thursday August 16).

This post will be one of the top fire jobs in the UK and one of the most demanding and high-profile roles in civic Scotland.  

The first Chief Officer will be confirmed at Perth Community Fire Station, which will be the interim headquarters for the new service when it goes lives on April 1 2013.