Schoolboy receives Chief Officer Commendation for coastal rescue heroics

A schoolboy who helped his grandad to safety after he slipped on rocks has been awarded a Chief Officer’s Commendation by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.  Nathan Anderson-Moores, from Tameside in Greater Manchester, was visiting family in the Scottish…

Wholetime firefighter applications from under-represented groups has doubled

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has welcomed double the number of firefighter applications from women, ethnic minorities and the LGBTQ+ community compared to previous years, latest figures reveal. The Service launched a wholetime firefighter recruitment campaign in April which…

Award created in memory of Fife fire officer Gary Dall

THE LEGACY of a Fife fire officer who passed away after a battle with blood cancer will live on with a new award bestowed in his name. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has created the ‘Gary Dall Award’…

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service marks 10-year anniversary of life-saving partnership

A GROUND-BREAKING initiative which has offered more than 50 people with blood cancer a second chance at life today marks its tenth anniversary. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service partnership with charity Anthony Nolan was formed in 2009 after fire…

SFRS unveils vision to help keep Scotland’s communities safe

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has today unveiled its comprehensive vision to help keep Scotland’s communities safe. The SFRS Strategic Plan 2019-2022 sets out the Service’s proposed direction over the coming years, which includes delivering a world class and…

Charity single remembers 9/11 firefighters

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) will host the official launch of a charity single raising funds in memory of New York firefighters killed in the September 11 attacks. Celtic rock band the Red Hot Chilli Pipers composed the…

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