Cotswold Airport, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6BA, UK

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Fire Crew

Paul Coomber - Senior Airport Fire Officer

Paul Coomber started out in the fire safety industry in 2000 as a fire extinguisher technician, which also involved holding fire safety training courses for businesses in and around Bristol. At this time he also worked for a private Fire crew that provided fire cover for public and fund raising events. He also started to work part time for the fire crew at Cotswold Airport helping out on weekends. Paul was unable to continue with this due to full time work commitments, until January 2009 when he was invited to return back to Cotswold airport again on a part time bases. Paul was taken on full time in September of 2009 and went on to pass his LCAS course in November 2009. Paul has a keen interest in his local football team and enjoys spending days off with his wife Linda and his two little girls. He is now responsible for running all of the companies First Aid training courses.


Nik Daines - Airport Fire Officer

Nik grew up in the town of Malmesbury and attended Malmesbury secondary School. After not really knowing what to do he enrolled into a public services course at Wiltshire College Chippenham where he obtained a basic national diploma. After leaving college he then worked in many different fields from training to be a chef to building work. In November 2003 Nik joined Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service as a retained/on call firefighter. Through his 10 years of service he has attended an array of incidents and gained lots of experience and qualifications. Nik started here at Cotswold Airport in April 2012 and currently hold the position of LCAS/Crew Manager. I am engaged to my partner Carlie who is very supportive of my job and we plan to get married at some point!!

Steve Richards - Fire Fighter

Steve is a popular member of the fire service team and takes an active role in looking after all the refuelling equipment. He is responsible for making sure that all the bowsers are serviceable and that we have enough fuel available to supply.

Paul Harris- Fire Fighter

Originally from Bristol but now lives in Wiltshire, Paul has been a fire fighter at Cotswold Airport since 2001, 2 years of that was part time. Paul does various jobs on the airport. He is responsible for bird hazard control and also for the fire sections PPE. Paul is a member of the St. Johns Ambulance. Before joining Cotswold airport a member of the works fire brigade he was a part time firefighter for a local helicopter company and the Royal Bath and West show doing this for about 20 years.

Malcolm Wait - Fire Fighter

Malcolm is the latest recruit to the fire service team and has a passion for motorbikes.