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Helston Community Fire Station

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Helston Community Fire Station, Redruth Road, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 8GZ

Telephone: 01326 572611

Staff training night: Monday 6.30pm - 8.30pm

View a map of Helston showing the location of the community fire station.

Helston Community Fire Station is a on-call station.

We welcome applications from anyone interested in becoming an on-call firefighter. All shortlisted applicants will be invited to an assessment interview (regardless of whether there is a vacancy at the station or not). Suitable applicants will be invited to the (twice yearly) assessment centres and if successful they will be placed in the Talent Pool to be selected for progression to the Approved to Ride Course as and when an appropriate vacancy at their Fire Station arises

For more information and to apply to become an on-call firefighter, please visit our Service Careers recruitment pages and/or call our Resourcing Team on 01872 323800.

View our community fire and rescue service events page for a full list of activities taking place this year across the county.

Find out how often Helston on-call firefighters are called out to assist the Fire and Rescue Service:

Firefighters from Helston community fire station help people by not only providing fire cover in their community, but by providing a first response in medical care, through partnership with South West Ambulance Service Foundation Trust (SWASFT). Co-responders assist the local community and West Country Ambulance in ensuring prompt first assistance medical treatment is given to people living in isolated areas. Find out more about their co-responder role

The Helston team also carry out free home fire safety visits, giving advice and fitting free fire alarms. Register for a free home fire safety check online or for more information about them, visit the fire safety page.

Helston Community Fire Station have a unique resource called early learning fire safety (elfs), which is available to borrow free of charge by all early years establishments (including: nurseries, pre-schools, child minder's). You can find out more information by visiting our page on elfs and how to borrow the resource from a community fire station in Cornwall.

If you would like to enquire about arranging a visit for your playgroup or other relevant organisation, please email or telephone 0300 1234 232.

Ashton, Balwest, Bodily, Breage, Carleen, Chynhale, Coverack Bridges, Crelly, Crowntown, Garras, Germoe, Godolphin, Gunwalloe, Gweek, Helston, Laity, Lowertown, Mawgan, Menhav, Porkellis, Porthleven, Praa Sands, Prospidnick, RNAS Culdrose, Sithney, Trannack, Trenear, Trevenen, TrevenenBal, Trew, Trewennack, and Wendron.

There are a number of special risks in the Helston area, the largest being RNAS Culdrose (a large naval air station complex of buildings and personnel).

Any general enquiries should be directed to: 0300 1234 232

Or for 24 hour fire safety advice call free on: 0800 3581 999

View our information on dialling 999 in an emergency.