Recruitment drive for more firefighters in Cumbria launched
A recruitment drive is being launched by Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service.
From Monday Cumbria County Council, which manages the fire service, will launch their first recruitment campaign in eight years for full-time firefighters.
With more than 90 per cent of current firefighters being white men, the service is particularly encouraging women and people from black and ethnic minority backgrounds and those who are LGBT to apply.
To help people find out more about the role of a firefighter the service is holding a series of taster days.
The taster days will allow people to have a go at the... read more
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