London Fire Brigade's first female commissioner appointed
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London Fire Brigade commissioner wants more female firefighters

Danny Cotton is the first female commissioner in London Fire Brigade's 150 years history.

She joined the brigade as an 18-year-old back in 1988.

Just 7% of London's fire service are women. The new commissioner wants to change that.

One of her main concerns is a chemical attack.

She wants London's fire brigade to be better prepared than it currently is for the possibility for such an attack.

  • 05 Jan 2017