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‘Holding out for a hero’ – send in your nomination

31 July 2016

Only one month left to submit your nomination.

Roll up and see what’s involved in becoming a firefighter

26 July 2016

Are you looking for a rewarding career which allows you to work as part of a team, flexible shift patterns and ultimately makes a real difference to...

Full-time recruitment ‘action’ coming soon

22 July 2016

Filming took place this week to give potential new recruits an idea of what will be involved on the road to becoming a full-time firefighter.

It’s not cool to cool off in lakes and rivers

21 July 2016

Hot weather and the beginning of the school holidays should be a great combination. Unfortunately, there are those who put themselves in danger by...

Falls team take top honours

18 July 2016

A pioneering initiative between fire and health partners has scooped top honours at the recent Health Expo 2016 Awards in Hull.


Rescue Day – cancelled

8 July 2016

Due to the recent heavy rainfall, the organisers of this year’s Rescue Day have regretfully had to cancel the event on Saturday 9 July. 

Countdown continues to Rescue Day 2016

6 July 2016

Final preparations are underway for Rescue Day 2016 - the largest emergency services event of its kind in the world.

Pocklington aerosol factory fire - UPDATE [Picture credit: ITV Calendar News]

1 July 2016

A fire investigation is underway following the significant fire at an aerosol factory in Pocklington, East Yorkshire which broke out shortly before...


Fire Reform Transparency Survey

1 July 2016

The Home Office is encouraging members of the public to take part in an online survey to find out your views on how you currently access information...