Queen’s Birthday Honours List: Kingsley veteran fire fighter Frank Pratt earns Australian Fire Service Medal

Frank Pratt (right) with station officer Paul Hughes (centre) and Bob Cook at the opening of the Butler station in 2015.
Frank Pratt (right) with station officer Paul Hughes (centre) and Bob Cook at the opening of the Butler station in 2015.

KINGSLEY resident Frank Pratt is among those on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List being awarded an Australian Fire Service Medal on Monday.

Mr Pratt became a fire fighter in 1951, then rose through the ranks to become a district officer and expert in fighting fires in multi-storey buildings.

He volunteers with the Department of Fire and Emergency Service’s Fleet Restoration Team, restoring vintage fire trucks back to their former glory.

He drives these vehicles to many community events each year.

Mr Pratt received the medal because he was “the embodiment of what it means to work in Fire and Emergency Services and his commitment, sacrifice and passion for helping others has made Western Australia a safer place”.

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