Tributes paid after Beds firefighter dies battling Covid-19

Tributes have poured in after a Bedfordshire firefighter died while battling Covid-19.

By Stewart Carr
Thursday, 7th January 2021, 12:05 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th January 2021, 12:08 pm
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue

Firefighter Chris Page was based at Sandy Fire Station and tragically passed away on Tuesday, December 5.

Chief Fire Officer, Paul Fuller CBE said: “Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service are deeply saddened that firefighter Chris Page passed away on the 5 January.

“We are all devastated and shocked at this sudden and tragic loss of our friend and colleague who will be missed by so many. At this sad time we are very much focused on Chris’s wife, daughter’s and his close family as well as the Crew at Sandy Fire Station. We will do everything we possibly can to support them at this time.

“This will be an incredibly difficult time for Chris’s family, friends and colleagues and whilst sending our heartfelt condolences we will keep them in our thoughts and prayers.”

Bedfordshire Police tweeted: "Our thoughts and sincere condolences go out to Chris' family and you all."

Condolences have been given by Beds Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Kathryn Holloway and HM Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, Helen Nellis.