When people are affected by a serious incident or emergency, our volunteers and staff – equipped with a specially adapted vehicle – respond around the clock.
Our volunteers are trained to provide emotional support, which means we can care for those affected while the emergency services to get on with the job.
What the firefighters say
The fire and emergency support volunteers provide an invaluable service to people at times of great emotional need and stress. When they are looking after the families, it means our fire-fighters have one less factor to consider.”
Mike Burroughs, fire protection support officer
Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service