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Keep up to date with life at Avon Fire on our blog.

Navigating the speed interview

By Sarah Collins

If you score sufficiently at shortlisting then you will be invited to complete the fitness and strength tests and speed interviews.

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Being a Mum and a Firefighter

By Ruth Guy

I joined the fire service in 2003 at the age of 23. My brother was a firefighter at the time & he loved it, so I decided to train hard & apply.

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Our cultural journey

By Zoe Baker-Powell

Having a positive working environment makes any organisation a happier and more productive place to work.  

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Firefighter A

This is the story of Firefighter A. You can be Firefighter A.

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Try before you apply days

Want to know what it really takes to be a modern, ambitious firefighter for Avon Fire and Rescue Service?

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Making a stand against mental health

Being a firefighter is a unique, varying and stimulating role, but it also comes with challenges. 

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AF&RS investing in me

By Di Clack

Throughout 15 Years’ service, seven as a Firefighter and eight as an operational Crew Manager, I have served at a number of stations including Southmead, Temple, Kingswood & Yate.

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Wholetime FAQ

As wholetime recruitment launches once again, here are some of the top frequently asked questions AF&RS receives. 

I want to know how to apply to become a Firefighter

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AF&RS Wholetime Firefighter Recruitment Event 2020

Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is encouraging people to consider a new career when it opens applications for wholetime firefighters in March 2020.

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