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Sheila honoured for fire safety work

PUBLISHED: 17:01 08 December 2008 | UPDATED: 09:54 11 August 2010

A CHARITY worker who has helped to install more than 1,000 smoke alarms in the homes of elderly people has been honoured with an award. Sheila Brunt, who works at Age Concern s Park Centre in Rectory Road, Dagenham, was given a plaque by London Fire Brig

A CHARITY worker who has helped to install more than 1,000 smoke alarms in the homes of elderly people has been honoured with an award.

Sheila Brunt, who works at Age Concern's Park Centre in Rectory Road, Dagenham, was given a plaque by London Fire Brigade.

She was nominated by Dagenham Fire Station manager Peter Critchall in gratitude for her work in the borough.

Newsreader Alastair Stewart presented the award to her, and 25 other people, at a gala dinner at Lord's Cricket Ground, London.

Sheila, 56, of Hornchurch, said: "It was a great day and I felt very proud and privileged to be there.


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