Matthew Arthur

Meeting the instructors

It's the end of the first day and Matthew has met the others and the Watch Officers who'll be training them.

Building a team

Who knew hoses could be used as a team building tool?

Running with hoses makes sense, now.

There's method to the madness of running around with hoses all day.

Whatever the weather

The training ground becomes an ice rink.

Watch Officers

As the group become stronger, the Watch Commanders become more human.

Ups and downs

The end of week 3 sees many ups and downs and the first set of assessments.

First aid at work

The group get their hands on defibrillators!

Road traffic collision training

Only in the fire service can you get paid to cut up a car!