Fancy being an ‘on call’ firefighter at Holsworthy?

Throughout March and April, Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service are running ‘Have a Go’ events for everyone interested in being an On-Call firefighter.

These events will give a real overview of the role, including information on what your time commitment would be, as well as the strength and fitness expectations required.

Recruitment and Retention Officer, Caroline Anderson explained: “Being an On-Call firefighter is a big commitment. But being in a team of like-minded people, learning life skills you never expected to, is both rewarding and fun.  Why wouldn’t you want to be paid to help your community, it’s probably the best job in the world!”

Find out more!

Below is the list of dates and Fire Station venues. If you’re interested in finding out more about these On-Call opportunities to work with a team of real professionals.

Please email your expression of interest to

Names will be accepted on a first come first served basis. This opportunity is for EVERYONE over the age of 18 who wants to do something new and challenging.

Group Venue Date Covering Recruiting Stations
Central North Hatherleigh Saturday April 27th

0930 – 1300

Deadline Tuesday April 23rd


Holsworthy, Okehampton, North Tawton, Chulmleigh, Appledore, Torrington, Braunton, Woolacombe, Barnstaple, Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, South Molton, Witheridge

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