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Recruitment is open

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) has opened wholetime applications, searching for the brightest and best firefighters to join the Service.

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Modern Firefighting – Urban Search and Rescue Dogs

By Rachel King, Firefighter and dog handler at Hicks Gate

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My story: Matt Smith

Matt spent the last three years working on farms in Australia and applied while abroad.

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Modern Firefighting – Water Rescue

By Fred Le Ouedec, Water Rescue Trainer and Firefighter at Bedminster fire station

As you are probably well aware by now, the role of a firefighter does not simply focus on firefighting and community work.

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Myth busting - Five things you might not know about being a wholetime firefighter

Over the last decade, the role of a firefighter has changed considerably. The job offers a satisfying, exciting and varied role, with no two days being the same.

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Becoming firefighter fit - Busy much?

By Louisa Roger, Marketing Manager

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Rewatch -  Recruitment Q&A

With recruitment fast approaching, a panel of four staff from across Avon Fire & Rescue Service took part in a live Q&A on Facebook.

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Joining the Fire Service family

By Mick Crennell, Chief Fire Officer for Avon Fire & Rescue Service

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Application dates announced

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) will be recruiting wholetime firefighters from mid-November

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From the perspective of a firefighter – ladders and confined spaces

Firefighters take part in a variety of different activities when responding to incidents or during training. Two basic but crucial skills include the ladder climb and crawling through a confined space.

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