Cumbria’s latest cohort of fire fighters graduate

SHARE:

Cumbria County Council Fire and Rescue Service’s latest group of new full-time and apprentice firefighter recruits have successfully graduated following an intensive training programme.

The firefighters have completed their training and will now join the fire crews at their respective stations throughout Cumbria to help keep our communities safe.

An official passing out parade to mark the occasion was held at Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service’s headquarters at Penrith on Thursday 3 December. Unfortunately, family and friends of the firefighters were unable to be present due to social distancing restrictions, but the event was an important opportunity to celebrate their achievements.

The firefighters were congratulated on passing their basic training course with flying colours and welcomed to Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service as newly trained firefighters.

During the passing out event, the firefighters showcased their fire and rescue skills and techniques with a series of practical demonstrations, including rescuing casualties from a mock road traffic collision and a high rise ‘blaze’. They were then presented with certificates of recognition by Cumbria County Council’s Chief Fire Officer Steve Healey.

The much-sought-after accolade for the top trainee on the course was awarded to firefighter Ellie Harrison, who was presented with a silver axe in recognition of her outstanding achievements throughout the course.

Cumbria’s Deputy Chief Fire Officer John Beard said: “I’d like to warmly welcome our latest recruits to Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service. Running an intensive firefighter training programme during the Covid-19 pandemic has been testing for our new recruits and our training team but they’ve risen to the challenge. The passing out parade was a testament to their hard work and skills. I know they’ve all worked exceptionally hard and their achievements are well deserved. We look forward to helping them grow and develop long and successful careers with Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service.”

Cllr Janet Willis, Cumbria County Council Cabinet member for Fire and Rescue, said: “Congratulations to our latest recruits who have completed their training and gained valuable experience in practical firefighting. We wish them well in their future careers with Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service.”

This year’s firefighter training programme presented a number of challenges due to the Covid-19 emergency, but to overcome this, the first three weeks of the course were delivered digitally by distance learning and online training.

$show=post

$show=404

404 / ERROR \ 404

THAT PAGE CANNOT BE FOUND

$show=404

[/fa-rss/ LATEST]_$type=three$author=hide$cm=0$ct=0$va=0$hide=home

[/fa-arrow-alt-circle-down/ READ ALL ABOUT IT:]_$type=one$m=0$c=1$cm=0$l=0$va=0$hide=home$sr=random

$type=three$m=0$l=0$c=6$cm=0$hide=home$source=random

Name

Book,1,Cleator Moor History,48,Cleator Moor News,150,Copeland Borough Council,111,Cumbria News,2091,Featured,299,News,3127,Photography,24,Photos For Sale,10,Photos Of Cleator Moor,10,Photos of Cumbria,14,UK News,361,Walking Routes,3,West Cumbria News,540,Your MP,71,
ltr
item
Cleator Moor | Cumbria: Little Ireland: Cumbria’s latest cohort of fire fighters graduate
Cumbria’s latest cohort of fire fighters graduate
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-GXMunfNUCxY/X8-f22Kd0QI/AAAAAAAAdvo/LAL1U2oLz2kS8JAGpEdMsv-v0r9tueTBACLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/1607442394933744-0.png
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-GXMunfNUCxY/X8-f22Kd0QI/AAAAAAAAdvo/LAL1U2oLz2kS8JAGpEdMsv-v0r9tueTBACLcBGAsYHQ/s72-c/1607442394933744-0.png
Cleator Moor | Cumbria: Little Ireland
https://www.littleireland.co.uk/2020/12/cumbrias-latest-cohort-of-fire-fighters.html
https://www.littleireland.co.uk/
https://www.littleireland.co.uk/
https://www.littleireland.co.uk/2020/12/cumbrias-latest-cohort-of-fire-fighters.html
true
4367044361856627147
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All SUGGESTED READING LITTLE IRELAND ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy Table of Content