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A collection of stories from across the service.

Here you can read about all aspects of the service from a personal point of view from both our operational and non-operational staff.

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Meet Bev. From On-Call to Wholetime, read about Bev’s experience and journey to date

18 December 2020 By Bev Bridgewater

“I love the variety that comes with the role of a firefighter and especially engaging with the community.”

Wholetime

Meet Kieran, a wholetime recruit on course 108

3 December 2020 By Kieran Noonan

“When I have completed Phase 1 training I am most looking forward to carrying out Safe & Well checks, getting to know my local community more and providing the high risk community members with the support they need.”

Wholetime Trainees

Meet Katie, a trainee On-Call Firefighter at Ilkeston

2 December 2020 By Katie Barker

I am self employed as a mental health counsellor within my own business, which means I can work my admin hours around being on-call and adapt my diary to suit being On-Call from home.

On-Call Trainees