Address: Friars Lane, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2RP
Great Yarmouth fire station has a fire appliance staffed by wholetime duty system (WDS) firefighters. These are firefighters that are available with the fire appliance twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week working in teams, known as watches, on a rota system. There are four watches on the station identified by the colours red, white, blue and green.
There is also a fire appliance staffed by on-call firefighters. These firefighters are men and women who live or work close to the station and ride the fire appliance when alerted to any fire and rescue incident. The on-call crew consists of a watch manager, two crew managers and nine firefighters.
The Great Yarmouth on-call firefighters attend one training evening a week, they also commit to training courses at Bowthorpe Fire Training and Development Centre to enhance their firefighting skills.
Being an on-call firefighter at Great Yarmouth
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Average calls per month
- 6 average daytime call outs per month
- 2 average evening call outs per month
- 1 average overnight call outs per month
Average call out time:1 hour 2 minutes
School visits and community events
To enquire about a school visit or attending a community event contact Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service. Visits will depend on resources and we tend to target priority areas for our service.