A date to remember for this firefighter

A newly qualified firefighter has spoken of his pride at passing his course on the seven-year anniversary of his younger brother’s death. Lewis McLauchlan was one of 32 new firefighters to pass out with Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue…

Make a New Year pledge to volunteer with Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) is again recruiting community volunteers – people with a wide range of life experiences who support our protection and prevention work in local communities. Following an unavoidable pause in recruitment over the…

A new lease of life for a former undertaker

A newly qualified firefighter has been giving a fresh lease of life after passing his final after giving up his job as an undertaker to keep his community safe. In their biggest recruitment drive in years, Tyne and Wear Fire…

From runway lights to blue lights

It’s always hard starting a new job, especially when your old one involves travelling to some of the most beautiful places in the world. But when the pandemic grounded the travel industry, former cabin crew Laura Maguire began to think…

New recruits get early Christmas present by passing their firefighter training

A new generation of firefighters passed their firefighter training on Friday, 17 December after one of the largest recruitment drives in recent years. Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) are proud to announce that 32 of their latest…

Welcoming the faces of tomorrow

It’s not just new firefighters who have joined one of the region’s largest Fire and Rescue Services – new voices of hope have joined their Fire Control. In the last year Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) have…

Become part of our Fire Department

Petroplan have an exciting opportunity for you to work in Qatar for a major Oil and Gas company. This will be a permanent, staff, residential role, where you can also take your family on a full residential paid package. This…

Welcoming the firefighters of tomorrow

A new generation of firefighters have pulled on their uniform this week after one of the largest recruitment drives in recent years. Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) have announced 36 recruits have started their training at their…

Fire Chiefs officially welcome new staff to the Service

At a special awards evening at De Vere Cranage Estate recently, 10 firefighter and community apprentices, two High Potential Development Scheme (HPDS) graduates and 12 migrating on-call to whole-time firefighters were officially welcomed into their new roles with Cheshire Fire…

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service launch Wholetime Firefighter recruitment drive

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applicants for Wholetime Firefighters, with a recruitment process launching at 9am on Thursday, 9 September. Chief Fire Officer Chris Davies said: ‘This is an exciting opportunity for people to join…

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