job opening november 2020

On-call recruitment

We are recruiting On Call firefighters at Newton Aycliffe fire station! 

If you're looking for ways to give back to your community. A new challenge or maybe just trying something a bit different?


Home Safety Check List

It is really important to know how to keep you and your family safe from the risk of fire. Watch our short video it give some valuable advice on what you should do to keep your home and families safe.

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Fire station

Your Area

We have 15 fire station operational areas across County Durham and Darlington.

Emergency Response

The Emergency Response section has been updated, view the page here.

Firefighter using appliance

Fire Safety at Work

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service’s Business Fire Safety Team are working in partnership the local Authorities to ensure that businesses in the Service area are Covid secure. Whilst carrying out Fire Safety Audits the team will be ensuring compliance with Covid-19 secure measures to help protect employees, the Community and our own staff whilst carrying out these inspections.

Control staff

Work for Us

This section contains information about working for us as a firefighter, control staff or support staff.

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Fire Safety at Home

We have been following the government’s advice closely regarding limiting the spread of the Coronavirus. As of Friday 25 September and until further notice, the majority of our Safe and Wellbeing Visits to people’s homes will be conducted via telephone. 

However, our Community Safety team are still conducting home visits to those most at risk of fire. Referrals from partner agencies are still encouraged, via the usual methods.

firestoppers 0800 169 5558


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