London Fire Brigade


A career like no other

I’m Shaun, Crew Manager at Chelsea Fire Station. I've been a firefighter for four years.

I wanted to join the Brigade as I felt it would provide a career like no other.

I was previously an estate agent but I wanted a job that allowed me to be active and do good in the community.

I love the action when we get called to help at an incident but the role is not about fires every minute of every day, a big part of what I do is talking to the public about fire safety, which I really enjoy too.

The training opportunities are endless; I have had the chance to learn new skills that have included being trained on our specialist fire rescue units and the Brigade's aerial fleet, which keeps things varied.

This job means I can come home and be satisfied that I have made a positive change each day.





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