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Opportunity to join exciting Fire Service youth group

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An exciting opportunity has recently arisen for 13-17 year olds to join the Young Firefighters Association (YFA), which helps young people challenge themselves, make new friends, learn exciting firefighting skills and help their communities.

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For any young Redditch thrill seekers, an awareness evening will be held at Redditch Fire Station, Birmingham Road, on Thursday 26 January 2017 at 7pm.

New members of the YFA will undertake 13 week training course where they will learn plenty of firefighting skills, which will then be demonstrated at a passing out parade. As well as spending time learning new skills on the training yard, YFA members also get attend an annual camp and undertake lots of fun activities.

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Shannon Taylor who joined in 2014 said: "I really enjoy coming to meet my friends each week and doing different things in the community!"

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Ben Tidmarsh who joined the YA in 2015 said: "I love learning about the Fire Service and we get to do the things we wouldn't normally be able to do!"

If you are interested in attending the awareness evening, please email redditchyfa@hwfire.org.uk or call 01527 62223.

Further information on the YFA can also be found at www.hwfire.org.uk/the-fire-service/young-firefighters