Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service News

Proposal to cut down on firefighter jobs in Cumbria unwelcome in the industry

If the proposal is accepted, the county will face a major shortage of firefighters when need arises Cumbria firefighters will take longer to get to traffic accidents involving heavy goods vehicles, and at times will be unable to handle water rescues, if the Cumbria Fire Service carries out its plan to cut down the crewing of sophisticated rescue equipment.Cumbria FRS proposes to get rid of eight firefighter jobs, which will leave insufficient firefighters to crew the county&rs...

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