Five new on-call firefighters will serve March, Ely and Wisbech

Luke Green joins Wisbech

Luke Green joins Wisbech - Credit: Archant

Five new on-call firefighters will be serving March, Ely and Wisbech after completing training.

Jose Perez joins Ely

Jose Perez joins Ely - Credit: Archant

The latest batch of on-call recruits passed out on March 13 and will fit serving their community as a firefighter around their work and home life.

Fitness consultant Victoria Larham, 30, will be on-call at March.

Running and fitness enthusiast Jose Perez, 43, is now an on-call firefighter at Ely Fire Station.

Wisbech’s on-call crewing numbers will be boosted with the addition of two new recruits.

Max Coles joins Wisbech fire station

Max Coles joins Wisbech fire station - Credit: Archant

Max Coles, a 26-year-old painter, will respond to calls from the town’s on-call station alongside electrician Luke Green, 20, who enjoys motorsports and snowboarding.

Gary Mitchley, group commander and head of on-call at CFRS, said: “Training is tough and these individuals have shown dedication not just to the fire service but to themselves and their communities.”

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The new recruits are on-call after completing three months of training at the service’s training centre in Huntingdon.

To find out more about becoming an on-call firefighter call 01480 444500 or visit www.cambsfire.gov.uk