Firefighter carries pager 'all the time'
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Retained fighter carries pager 'all the time'

Imagine being on call up to 120 hours a week, ready to respond to life-threatening fires, fatal crashes and emergency rescues at any moment - and this is not even your main job.

As figures show numbers of retained firefighters across Wales are at a nine-year low, BBC Wales spoke to on-call recruits in Neath Port Talbot to find out what draws them to the fire service.

  • 30 Apr
  • From the section Wales
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