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North Yorkshire's fire stations are recruiting: Here's a flavour of what it takes to be a retained firefighter

Summerbridge firefighters in action for Pateley's community engagement exercise.
Summerbridge firefighters in action for Pateley's community engagement exercise.

Mealtime interruptions are minimal for most of us - the doorbell might ring, or someone could call the landline, and that’s about it.

But the reality for our district’s retained firefighters is entirely different.