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A collection of stories from across the service.

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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

Meet Trainee On-Call Firefighter Oliver and find out about his journey so far.

27 November 2020 By Oliver Jarvis

Prior to joining the Fire Service I worked for a very large high street Bank as a Mortgage Advisor, for over 13 and a half years.

On-Call Trainees

Meet Caitlin, who in her spare time is an On-Call Firefighter.

20 November 2020 By Caitlin Haylett

On-Call trainee Caitlin tells us how she’s looking forward to working with her colleagues on station and getting out there to make a difference, big or small.

On-Call Trainees