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On-Call Firefighter (Retained)

In this section you can find out more about the role of an on-call firefighter and whether you, or your employee, could fulfil the role. 

Local emergency services form an important part of any community. They are there to protect and help us whenever they are needed, and can get help to us in a very short space of time. Can you help?

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Available guides

If you want to become an on-call firefighter view our leaflet - Could you be an on-call firefighter? 

If you are an employer, view our leaflet -  Information for Employers - Guide to On-Call Firefighters.


Watch our video clip of On-Call Firefighter Michelle Grenfell. In this short video, Michelle explains why she became an on-call firefighter, the rewards and the challenges she has faced.

Fees paid

Find out what fees are paid for On-Call Firefighters