New Deputy Chief Fire Officer appointed

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are delighted to announce Glynn Luznyj as its new Deputy Chief Fire Officer.

Glynn, takes up his new role on 6 December 2021 after a 25-year career.

Glynn started his career as a firefighter at Newcastle Fire Station in 1996 and spent the majority of the next ten years stationed in the northern area of Staffordshire as a firefighter and in other firefighting roles.

In 2007, he was promoted to Station Manager and went on to become the Area Commander for Stoke-on-Trent.

He became a director as part of the Principal Officer team in 2015.

Speaking of his new role, Glynn said: “Having lived in Staffordshire all my life, I’m honoured to be appointed as Deputy Chief Fire Officer for Staffordshire and I’m looking forward to both the challenges and the opportunities that this role will bring.

“We have a fantastic service that is delivered by some amazing people and ensuring their wellbeing is a key priority for me.

“I will work hard to support all of our people in order to deliver the highest level of safety, through prevention, protection, and response.”

Rob Barber, Chief Fire Officer at Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, added: “I am delighted to have Glynn Luznyj’s appointment confirmed.

“Glynn brings a wealth of operational and strategic experience, across all areas of the service. I’m looking forward to working together to deliver a fire and rescue plan that shapes Staffordshire Fire and Rescue for the future, providing efficient and effective services to keep the people of Staffordshire safe.”

To find out more about Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, visit: Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service.