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Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service

Transforming challenges into new opportunities

COVID-19: A cautious look ahead as restrictions continue to ease

Firefighters' Memorial Day 2021

Firefighters’ Memorial Day 2021

Remembering those who have died or been injured while serving their communities.

Firefighters preparing equipment

On-Call Firefighter commitment

Our On-Call employees are committed to responding when they are needed.

Becoming an On-Call Firefighter

Becoming an On-Call Firefighter

Our On-Call Firefighters go through a rigorous selection process.

On-Call Firefighter

What is an On-Call Firefighter?

On-Call Firefighters are professional Firefighters who usually respond from home or their primary employment.

Developing On-Call Firefighters

Developing our On-Call Firefighters

After initial training, our On-Call Firefighters complete a period of time in development.

On-Call Availability

On-Call availability – responding to incidents

Our response model can respond to emergency incidents of varying types and durations.

On-Call Firefighter

Am I eligible to become an On-Call Firefighter in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes?

Find out what our criteria is for becoming an On-Call Firefighter.

Firefighter Training

On-Call payment system

Our On-Call Firefighters receive a variety of payments.