How you can help Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service
Last updated: 08/02/2013
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Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service welcome
members of the public who would like to play an active role
in working together to make Cornwall safer.
There are many ways you can help us, below are a few areas you
might be able to assist us including:
Be arson aware!
View our page on Arson prevention and be aware and
help protect yourself, friends, family and others from the
threat of arson to your home, school, vehicle, bin and more areas
Become an on-call firefighter
Apply to become an On-call Firefighter in your
On-call firefighters provide emergency cover to over 90% of the
UK. There are over 14,000 On-call firefighters in England,
protecting our small towns and rural communities and they are
responsible for operating 60% of all fire engines. Have you got
what it takes to help your community?
Help shape your community
Help shape your community by taking part in our
consultations each year for the Community Safety Service Plan. This years
consultation has now closed so we'll remind you when our next
Show your caring side
Check on your elderly friends and
Do you have an elderly or vulnerable relative, neighbour or
friend? Find out how you can help us to help them.
Attend one of our community events
We have a page dedicated to let you know what community events we are holding throughout the
year. These include community fire station open days; where
you can meet your local firefighters and find out what they've been
up to, sporting events like our half
marathon and Trident Challenge.
If you use social media sites Facebook and Twitter, you
might like to look us up and Follow
us to help share our news to others.
Report a fire hydrant defect
Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service have approximately
14,700 fire hydrants spread throughout the county. It is our
responsibility to ensure that these hydrants are kept serviceable
and available for use in the event of fire. If you are aware
of a damaged fire hydrant, please report the
Fire Hydrant defect to make us aware.
Volunteer at the Flashpoint Lifeskills Centre
Flashpoint would not be able to operate without the benefit of a
team of loyal and dedicated volunteers. If you have some free
time and would be interested in a role at the educational
centre, find out more about becoming a volunteer for Flashpoint.
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