"I wish the recruits the very best as they start their careers as firefighters with Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service
"I am pleased to say that Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service
is doing a good job at keeping its local communities safe.
Formerly known as Strathclyde Widows and Orphans Fund, the name was changed to SFRS Family SupportTrust following the reform of Scotland's Fire and Rescue Services
in April 2013.
A joint statement said: "Following the success of the co-located police and fire and rescue service
control room function at the Joint Command Centre, Bootle, Merseyside Police and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service
are continuing to explore areas where collaboration may be beneficial to both organisations.'' They said that through working together the services could be "more efficient" and collaboration could be a "cost-effective" way of meeting demands in "challenging financial times".
"The Fire and Rescue Service
are without a doubt there to serve the human population of Wales first and foremost but I am extremely concerned that there will be prolonged suffering and in some cases possibly neglect if the service of rescuing large animals is completely withdrawn.
And the South Wales Fire and Rescue Service
has seen an increase in the number of animalrelated callouts, due to improved relations with the RSPCA and greater public awareness.
Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service
has more than 800 full time operational staff, retained Firefighters and officers, Fire Control staff, and support staff spread across 27 fire stations located within the two counties.
"The public have a right to expect an appropriately funded fire and rescue service
A spokesman said: "Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service is a regional service as opposed to a county fire and rescue service
and therefore cannot be directly compared to the 25 fire and rescue services
outlined in this survey in relation to the number of call-outs and costings for animal rescues.
One elderly man was rescued by firefighters after a blaze broke out in a care home in Herne Bay, Kent Fire and Rescue Service
The contract is reported to be valued at over GBP2m, funded by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) Fire and Rescue Service
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