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Latest Incidents

25th November, 2023 - 6.44pm: Crews have tackled a blaze involving a canal boat on the water off Lon...Read more

25th November, 2023 - 15:14: Our crews from Poole fire station attended reports of two people trapp...Read more

25th November, 2023 - 10:00am: Our crews from Bridport, Beaminster and Lyme Regis raced to reports of...Read more

23rd November, 2023 - 08.17: Four fire crews attended a house fire in central Bournemouth this morn...Read more


Firefighting is not all about saving cats in trees as shown by BBC’s article in conjunction with Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service. Click here to view the article.


On-call Recruitment:

Unlike wholetime firefighters, on-call firefighters are not based at the fire station but have other jobs and commitments, responding to emergencies only when their alerter goes off. Click here to find out more about the process.

Wholetime Recruitment:

We successfully completed a wholetime recruitment campaign in March 2021. We do not currently have any wholetime recruitment or transfer processes ongoing. Please follow us on Social Media where we will advertise all future recruitment.  Click here to find out more for future processes.

Control Recruitment:

Recruitment for Service Control Centre Operators has now closed. Click here for more information on the role and process.

Corporate Recruitment:

Just like Operational staff, Corporate staff work together closely to achieve the Service’s mission to make life safer for people in Dorset and Wiltshire. Click here to view our current vacancies.

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