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4th December, 2020 - 14:13: Two crews and a water carrier from Poole attended a commercial buildin...Read more

4th December, 2020 - 12:23: A crew from Marlborough attended a chimney fire at a property in Londo...Read more

3rd December, 2020 - 4.55am: Following a request from the Ambulance, 3 pumps from Poole and the hea...Read more

3rd December, 2020 - 7.54am: Two pumps from Shaftesbury were mobilised to a report of an electricit...Read more

2nd December, 2020 - 6.48pm: Tarrant Hinton - One crew from Blandford attended the scene of a road ...Read more

2nd December, 2020 - 10:16: At 10:16 we received a call from the occupier of the property stating ...Read more

2nd December, 2020 - 09:43: At 09:04 a call was made by a neighbour reporting a shed on fire in Ha...Read more

30th November, 2020 - 10:00pm: Shrewton - Four pumping appliances and a water carrier from Amesbury, ...Read more

30th November, 2020 - 8:21pm: Child Okeford - a crew from Sturminster Newton attended a chimney fire...Read more

30th November, 2020 - 7:23pm: Buckland Newton - Two crews from Sherborne are currently in attendance...Read more

Wholetime recruitment


We have recently completed the registration and online assessment stage of our Wholetime Firefighter recruitment process. All applicants have been notified of the outcome.  If you have been successful at these assessments, you will have been sent an email advising you of this and containing a link to complete our online application form by the deadline of midnight on Sunday 15th November 2020.

To be eligible to apply, you must have:

If you are unsure if you are eligible, please email [email protected].

Below is an outline of the timescales we are working to; more detailed information can be found under Recruitment process.

Various dates between 13 October and 30 October Online tests
Weeks commencing 30 November and 7 December Fitness testing and document checks
Weeks commencing 18 January and 25 January Practical assessment and verification testing
Weeks commencing 22 February and 1 March Presentation and interview
April 2021 Eyesight tests and medicals
April/May 2021 onwards Appointments made

The above timeline may be subject to variation and there may be additional assessments required, depending on the number of applications received.

If you have an urgent enquiry, that isn’t answered by the information on our website or the FAQs please email us at [email protected]

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