Press release

Final online information event for would-be firefighters

Would-be Firefighters are invited to join an online information session being hosted by Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service.


The service is holding a final online session on Thursday, December 21 (7pm to 8pm) ahead of its wholetime recruitment window opening in the new year.

Those interested in applying to join Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service are invited to submit a question in advance, or ask a question on the evening, with topics expected to include the application and recruitment process, and the fitness and medical standards required to become a Firefighter.

The session will also recap the previous four online sessions, which have included themes of ‘Women in the Fire Service’ and ‘Neurodiversity and Dyslexia in the Fire Service’. 

To submit a question in advance, email

For more information about the recruitment process, and to access a link for the session, click here.