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26th April, 2019 - 00:26: 00:26 Crews from Swindon and Stratton were mobilised to a Fire in a fi...Read more

25th April, 2019 - 22:31: 22:31 A crew from Amesbury was mobilised to alarms sounding at a Resid...Read more

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25th April, 2019 - 19:37 : 19:37 A crew from Pewsey was mobilised to alarms sounding at a Domesti...Read more

25th April, 2019 - 18:55: 18:55 A crew from Stratton was mobilised to alarms sounding at a Comme...Read more

25th April, 2019 - 18:44: 18:44 A crew from Stratton was mobilised to alarms sounding at a Comme...Read more

25th April, 2019 - 18:37: 18:37 Crews from Swindon, Stratton and Westlea were mobilised to alarm...Read more

25th April, 2019 - 18:22: 18:22 A crew from Marlborough was mobilised to alarms sounding at a Re...Read more

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Fitness

When you apply to be a firefighter, you will be asked to arrange a fitness assessment to check your level of aerobic fitness.

You will be required to demonstrate a standard of 42 VO² max, which is the national minimum standard for someone joining the fire service. This is achieved via the Chester Treadmill Walk Test – click here for more information, so you can practice at the gym ahead of your assessment and be prepared for what is needed.

Firefighting is a difficult and demanding job, so we have to test whether new joiners are fit and able to perform all aspects of the role that may be required for operational duties.

Applicants must therefore be able to undertake the following basic functions:

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