Ullapool welcomes its first female firefighters

Ullapool Fire Station has welcomed its first female firefighters. The four women have joined the Service as part of the on-call workforce. The Station operates with a staff of 20, and now 20% of their number is female. The four…

Apply to be a Norfolk wholetime firefighter

Applications are now open to recruit the next group of wholetime firefighters for Norfolk. ‘We’re excited to be starting the search for Norfolk’s future firefighters as we move into a busy phase for our service,’ said Cllr Margaret Dewsbury, Cabinet…

Persistence paid off for this firefighter

A dedicated firefighter who has spent more than two decades saving lives and keeping communities safe has called on others to follow in his footsteps. Jonny Williams dreamt of being a firefighter as a child and used to run past…

New director joins Technical Resources recruitment business

Addlestone, Surrey-based Technical Resources has announced the appointment of David Bowles as a full Company Director following his purchase of a 15% stake in the recruitment agency, which specialises in serving the fire safety, telecoms, IT, security, mechanical and electrical…

Firefighter finds his home with TWFRS after growing up in the foster system

A fearless lifesaver who was born in Bangladesh and grew up in the UK foster system has finally found his home as a firefighter in Tyne and Wear. Tambir Ali, known as Tam by his friends and colleagues, has been…

Firefighter reveals how he fled war-torn country to find a home at TWFRS

A firefighter who fled a war-torn country to save lives in Tyne and Wear has called on other immigrants to consider a career in the fire service. Bahri Mustafa, or Baz to his friends and colleagues, is from Albania and…

Could you be a Firefighter?

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service are running Female Taster Sessions at Earlswood Training Centre, on 3 and 22 March, 2 April and 19 May. The aim of our three-hour Taster Session is to give people the opportunity…

Rookie firefighters start their training as next generation of lifesavers

A postman, electrician and a hospital porter are among the new generation of firefighters recruited to save lives across Tyne and Wear. Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) have announced 21 recruits have started their training at their…

Petroplan have four new exciting opportunities to work in Qatar for a major Oil and Gas company

These roles will be on a permanent, staff, residential basis. You can either go Single status or Married, and here you can also take your whole family on a full residential paid package monthly which includes schooling. This is an…

Recent report highlights promising trend for volunteer firefighting recruitment

By Cathy Longley, Communications Manager, NFPA   There’s nothing like a good stat or trend to make you pause and think. So, when I looked at NFPA CEO Jim Pauley’s recent blog on Google Trends earlier this week and noticed…

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