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Fire Safety at Home

We are advising/directing the public to follow the advice we have which covers all elements of Home Fire Safety. At this moment in time to limit the risk of exposure to Covid-19 to our staff and the general public we are currently not accepting any new SWV appointments unless they come through partners and are high or very high risk.  

BUSINESS OWNERS please read the "Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 Fire Safety Advice during COVID 19 Outbreak" listed under Your Safety > Business Safety >

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the recruitment of apprenticeship firefighters opening soon

Work for Us

We will be recruiting firefighter apprentices to start their employment in September 2020 - the registration window will be open from 10:00 on the 20th April 2020. See the 'Job Opening' section on our website.

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Your Area

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

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Fire Safety at Work

BUSINESS OWNERS please read the "Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 Fire Safety Advice during COVID 19 Outbreak" 

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Home Safety Check List

The 12 step checklist that could help to keep you safe at home.

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Fire Safety at Home

We are advising/directing the public to follow the advice we have which covers all elements of Home Fire Safety. At this moment in time to limit the risk of exposure to Covid-19 to our staff and the general public we are currently not accepting any new SWV appointments unless they come through partners and are high or very high risk. 

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events

Events

For the safety of everyone during this period, most community events have been postponed.

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