Kirkby Lonsdale needs you! Drive for more firefighters in Lunesdale

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An appeal has gone out for more on-call firefighters in Kirkby Lonsdale.

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is holding two open days for potential recruits on August 30, between 10am and 4pm, and September 9 between 3.30pm and 7pm.

The service is looking for applications from fit and healthy men and women who are prepared to commit to the role.

They also need to be based within five minutes of Kirkby Lonsdale fire station and able to respond to emergency calls either from home or work.

An on-call firefighter can earn up to £6,000 a year, depending on the cover provided, with an hourly rate of £12.88 paid after training.

To find out more about the positions, contact 01229 407800.