20th Jan, 2019

Looking to recruit young firefighters from Redditch

Redditch Editorial 31st Jan, 2018

HEREFORD & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service is looking for 13-17 year olds in the Redditch area to join the Young Firefighters Association (YFA).

It’s an organisation which helps young people challenge themselves, make new friends, learn exciting firefighting skills and help their communities.

For any young thrill seekers that want to find out more, an awareness evening will be held at Redditch Fire Station, Birmingham Road, on Thursday February 1, 2018 at 7pm.

New members of the YFA undertake a 13 week training course where they will learn plenty of firefighting skills, which will then be demonstrated at a passing out parade.

As well as spending time learning new skills on the training yard, YFA members also get the opportunity to attend an annual camp and do lots of fun activities.

Becky Valender, YFA leader said: “Members of the YFA get to learn all about the fire and rescue service as well as participate in new and exciting activities that they wouldn’t normally get a chance to do.”

Interested in attending the awareness evening? Then email redditchyfa@hwfire.org.uk or call 01527 62223.

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