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

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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Aspiring firefighters wanted as AF&RS opens recruitment in 2020

People from every community are being encouraged to consider Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) in the New Year as it begins the search for the brightest and best to join as wholetime firefighters.

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