Bideford and Torrington fire stations recruiting

07:30 10 January 2014

Can you fill these boots? Bideford and Torrington are looking to take on retained fire fighters.

Can you fill these boots? Bideford and Torrington are looking to take on retained fire fighters.

Archant

Anyone interested can come along to a series of open days to find out more about becoming a retained fire fighters at the stations.

BIDEFORD and Torrington fire stations are on the lookout for people in the local community to become on-call or ‘retained’ fire fighters.

The stations will be holding open days for anyone interested to come along and find out more about becoming a retained fire fighter.

No previous experience in fire fighting is needed, only a commitment to the community, a positive attitude and a good level of fitness.

Me and women who work or live within five minutes’ response time of the station can apply to be on-call to provide a level of cover while at work or home.

The service is particularly looking for people who can cover during the day.

A spokesman for Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service said: “Many people have primary occupations whilst on-call - either employed or self-employed.

“The Service has examples of employees in factories, shops, takeaways and restaurants who are on-call fire fighters.”

Full training is provided and help in preparing for written and practical assessments.

Anyone interested can pop along to Bideford Fire Station on Sunday, January 26 from 10am-3pm, or Torrington Fire Station on Tuesday, January 28 from 6.30pm – 8.30pm to find out more.

0 comments

Other News Stories

27 minutes ago
North Devon Magistrates' Court.

The 20-year-old caused more than £5,000 worth of damage to parked coach after drink excessive amounts of lager.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:30
North Devon Magistrates' Court.

The 52-year-old made 320 calls in 2014 after doctor told her to call out-of-hours number if she felt unwell.

Read more
Fri, 17:00
Site manager Stephen Hall gives the Gazette a tour of  Anchorwood Bank in Barnstaple. Picture: Andy Keeble

Demolition contractor gives us exclusive access to Barnstaple’s biggest regeneration site in a generation.

Read more
Fri, 15:24
Roots Manuva will be headlining GoldCoast Oceanfest on Friday, June 19

GoldCoast Oceanfest has announced the first of its headliners for this year’s festival.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 4°C

Most Read News

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition today E-edition



North Devon's trusted business finder