Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is launching a new recruitment drive aimed at getting more part time firefighters into the force.
Earlier this year a similar campaign attracted 24 new recruits to the service.
To be an on-call firefighter, you must:
- Have a strong desire to support the local community.
- Be enthusiastic about working as part of a team.
- Have a reasonable level of personal fitness.
- Live or/and work within 5 minutes of your local fire station.
You must also be available to respond to an emergency during a set number of hours each week.
Cllr Janet Willis, Cumbria County Council Cabinet member for Fire and Rescue, said:
John Wall, a senior manager with Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service, said:
Kim Bradshaw, a current on-call firefighter, said:
For more information go to www.cumbria.gov.uk/oncallfirefighters