Amesbury’s fire station crew wants residents to ‘have a go’ at becoming an on-call firefighter at several events place next week.

On January 16, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, and  January 17, from 7pm to 9pm, the crews will  what is needed to become on-call firefighters.

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service needs new on-call recruits to provide fire cover at locations across Wiltshire, but particularly in Amesbury. Contracted hours can vary, but on-call personnel usually make themselves available for between 90 and 120 hours per week. Between them, each fire station team will provide cover for weekdays, evenings, nights and weekends.

For more details or to become an on-call firefighter but can’t attend the events, visit

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