Last updated: 15/01/2013
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Cornwall Fire and Rescue
Service recognises its responsibility in contributing towards
working together to make Cornwall safer. We constantly develop
strategies to provide fire safety messages throughout
In partnership with other Council departments and services, we
support those in need from the communities we serve. We contribute
directly towards Every Child Matters through educational and
intervention packages that meet the needs of pre-school through to
We are committed to educating the community, children and young
people in terms of fire safety, but also address issues such as
anti social behaviour, which has an impact on community safety.
We deliver our work through an education agenda that
includes the following schemes and projects below:
Community Fire Safety Advisors
The CFSA's have been visiting schools in Cornwall since 2000 to
give information and advice to children on the danger of fire in a
fun but informative way.
elfs - early learning fire safety
Find out about the free elfs resource and how your
establishment can borrow it.
BTEC Intermediate Award in Basic Fire Fighting.
Fire Setter Intervention
Our specially trained Fire Setter Officers visit
children who play with fire. The programme is aimed at
children up to the age of 18.
A new scheme called Fire Works began at the start of the year,
and aims to provide offenders with the opportunity to learn and
train alongside the local fire and rescue service.
An interactive experience for all ages, which uses life-size
sets to demonstrate dangerous situations.
Cornwall Junior Lifeskills events are interactive ways of
delivering personal and safety education messages to Year 5
children (9-10 year olds), and seek to encourage risk awareness and
good citizenship through active participation in a range of
The project provides a unique opportunity for young
people to work with the fire and rescue service.
The Phoenix Works project provides a unique opportunity for
unemployed people to work with Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service
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