Firefighter recruitment days in Kirton and Crowland

Crowland Fire Station staff (back) Jason Harrison, Bobby Harrison, Grant Newman, Stuart Hannible and Kevin Glover, (front) with Michael Smith and Pep Giuliano of Giuliano's Italian Restaurant, Crowland.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

Crowland Fire Station staff (back) Jason Harrison, Bobby Harrison, Grant Newman, Stuart Hannible and Kevin Glover, (front) with Michael Smith and Pep Giuliano of Giuliano's Italian Restaurant, Crowland. Photo by Tim Wilson.

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People with a burning desire to serve their communities can find out more about joining Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue at two recruitment days this month.

The challenge of being an on-call firefighter will be explained at Kirton Fire Station, Station Road, Kirton, on Saturday from 10am until 2pm when serving retained firefighrers will be available to speak to about the role.

A recruiment day will also take place at Crowland Fire Station on Sunday, June 12, from 11am until 2pm, when people will have the chance to be shown round a fire engine and try out some of the equipment.

Sean Compton of Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “If you live or work in Kirton, Crowland or the surrounding areas then come along and see if you’ve got what it takes to be an on-call firefighter.

“You don’t have to stay long, just give some of the activities a go and take up the opportunity to talk to some of the crew.

“But if you’re interested in finding out more and aren’t able to attend either date, just pop in to your local station for a chat.

Give some of the activities a go, take up the opportunity to talk to some of the crew and see if you’ve got what it takes to be an on-call firefighter

Sean Compton, watch commander support at Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue

“On-call firefighters are men and women from all kinds of backgrounds and together form a vital part of Lincolnshire’s fire and rescue service.” For more information, visit www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/lfr, or call the Recruitment Team on 0800 358 0204.