Open day for those looking to become ‘on call’ fire fighters

08:00 25 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

Bideford and Torrington Fire Stations will be hosting open events for anyone interested in finding out more.

AN open afternoon will be held tomorrow (Sunday) for those interested in becoming a retained fire fighters in Bideford or Torrington,

Bideford Fire Station will be open from 10am until 3pm for people to drop in and find out more.

There will also be an open evening at Torrington Fire Station on Tuesday from 6.30pm until 8.30pm.

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

Men 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.

Related articles

0 comments

Other News Stories

Fri, 16:40
The Pride in Ilfracombe winners with their awards and Mayor, George Squires. Picture: Sam Scott

Unsung heroes and heroines of all ages step forward at the Pride in Ilfracombe Awards.

Read more
Fri, 16:39
Barnstaple will see in 2015 with a fireworks display, it has been confirmed.

Firms stump up the cash to help town see in 2015 in style.

Read more
Fri, 12:46
The pups in their new home

Wildlife and Dinosaur Park team up with RSPCA to help seal pups

Read more
Fri, 11:39
Kevin Carlyle’s festive lights display in Springfield Road, Bickington. Picture: Submitted

Festive display pulls in the crowds – and donations for air ambulance.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 7°C

Most Read News

Family notices
Subscriptions
Reader travel
Advertise
Photo Orders
Competitions
Facebook
Twitter
North Devon Football League
North Devon Gazette E-edition

Digital Edition

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition today E-edition
North Devon�s trusted business finder