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Find out about the latest news from Cumbria County Council

Cumbria Community Messaging  (external link)

Here to help you get the information you want with regards to crime, community fire safety, local safer & stronger information relevant to you and your community. This is a two way communication system designed to put you in touch with the people and services that matter to you. 

Find your local station

Find your local station and find out more details about the managers at each locality

Services we provide

Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service provides many varied services to the community. Find out more about these by following the above link


On-Call Recruitment

We are currently recruiting On-Call Firefighters for the following stations Alston, Arnside, Aspatria, Bootle, Broughton, Cockermouth, Coniston, Egremont, Frizington, Keswick, Kirkby Lonsdale, Kirkby Stephen, Lazonby, Longtown, Maryport, Millom, Milnthorpe, Seascale, Shap, Silloth, Stavely, Walney, Wigton, Whitehaven and Workington.

 If you are interested in joining the Fire Service please follow the link to find your local station.

Open days are taking place at the following fire stations on the following dates:

Alston 27 March, 4pm—7pm

Arnside 31 March 4.30pm-7.30pm and 13 April 11.30am-3.30pm

Aspatria 31 March & 4 April   3pm-7pm

Bootle 24 March 10:30am-4pm and 31 March 10:30am-3pm

Broughton 25 March 10:30am-4pm and 2 April 10:30am-3pm

Cockermouth 7 April 5pm-7pm

Coniston 31 March 11am-4pm

Egremont 27 March 3pm-7pm

Frizington 25 March 3pm-7pm

Keswick 9 April 5pm-7pm

Kirkby Lonsdale 5 April 10am-1pm

Kirkby Stephen 30 March 11am-3pm

Maryport 25 March & 10 April 3pm-7pm

Millom  1 April 10:30am - 3pm and recruitment activity day 4 April - 10am/12noon and 2pm

Milnthorpe 24 March 4.30pm-7.30pm and 12 April 1130am-3.30pm

Seascale 24 March 3pm-7pm

Shap 12 April 11am - 3pm

Silloth 1 April & 9 April   3pm-7pm

Staveley 26 March 4pm-7pm and 13 April 11am-3pm

Walney 2 April 11am - 4pm

Whitehaven 1 April 3pm-7pm and 3 April 3pm-7pm

Wigton 10 April 5pm-7pm

Workington 8 April 5pm-7pm

Home Safety Visit Assessment

If you would like to complete one of our new Home Safety Visit Assessment's please follow the link Home Safety Visit Assessment.

Full Service Plan 2013-14 (PDF 59.60 KB) 

Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service's Service Plan is a living document and may be amended through the year if required.


Our service plan is summarised on an easily accessible document our Plan on a Page (POAP).


POAP 2013/14 (PDF 232 KB)


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Cumbria Fire & Rescue Authority's Draft Integrated Risk Management Plan for 2014-2017 has been approved by Cumbria County Council, as the Fire and Rescue Authority.  The plan can be viewed on the following links:  


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FREE HeartStart training courses available for your community groups delivered by Fire & Rescue Service personnel, for more information click on the link below. 

Link to HeartStart page