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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.

You can can narrow down your search by selecting a topic from the list below.

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Becky Hinchley - Crew Manager at Ascot Drive Fire Station

22 March 2024 By Becky Hinchley

Becky gives her views on how inclusion is being inspired within Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service and the reasons why she joined the sector.

International Women's Day

Bex Sims - Watch Manager Protection Policy

8 March 2024 By Bex Sims

Bex talks about the importance of women within the fire service and being a role model for young women and girls.

International Women's Day

Jolene O'Sullivan - Firefighter at Alfreton Station

15 March 2024 By Jolene O'Sullivan

Jolene talks about the support network within Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service and her experience in both an on-call and wholetime operational role. 

International Women's Day

Louise Dempsey - Station Manager On-Call Business Change

28 March 2024 By Louise Dempsey

Louise talks about forging a path for women within the fire and rescue sector and the positive change she's witnessed in her time as a firefighter.

International Women's Day