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Our community champions

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) runs a Community Champion scheme to spread fire safety messages and encourage residents to carry out safety checks on their homes.

Volunteers work across the county and we're always looking for more people to join us.

Community Champions speak to local communities about home fire safety and escape plans, as well as referring those people who don't feel confident about undertaking a check of their own home. They may also be asked to complement the service already being delivered by attending community events and providing support, as well as being part of our consultation community.

Community Champions participate in training that enable them to develop interpersonal skills, enhance their CVs, make new friends and improve their knowledge of the work undertaken by the CFRS.

No previous qualifications or specific skills are needed to become a Community Champion as CFRS is always seeking people from diverse backgrounds.