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Fancy being a firefighter?

Join the crew at Newtown Fire Station on Wednesday, June 19th, for an exciting session filled with hands-on experiences and insights into the world of firefighting.

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Join the crew at Newtown Fire Station on Wednesday, June 19th, for an exciting session filled with hands-on experiences and insights into the world of firefighting.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is responsible for providing emergency response cover to nearly 12,000 square kilometres - almost two-thirds of Wales.

  Fire Station Experience Day

This event starts at 19/06/2024 10:00am and is being held at Newtown Fire Station. Tickets free. Click here for more information.

On-Call Firefighters are an essential part of our Service and your community - 75% of our Fire Stations are crewed entirely by On-Call Firefighters.

If you've ever considered becoming a Firefighter, attending one of our Experience Days is a great way of helping you make an informed decision before applying.

You can book your slot by clicking here.

During the session, you'll have the opportunity to try on the firefighting kit, learn how to assemble equipment and take part in a practical exercise. 

Our Firefighter Experience Day will include:

  • an overview the role of a modern-day firefighter
  • trying on the firefighting kit and equipment
  • the various aspects of the recruitment process
  • the importance of fitness and maintaining fitness
  • the various types of equipment and PPE
  • career pathways and role maps
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