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Scottish Firefighters reflect on ‘biblical scenes’ witnessed during Turkey Rescue Operation

Four Scottish firefighters deployed to Turkey as part of a humanitarian rescue effort have reflected on the overwhelming devastation caused by the series of earthquakes earlier this month.
22 February 2023

The funeral of Firefighter Barry Martin

Barry Martin's wife has described him as a remarkable man who was exhilarated to be a firefighter.
17 February 2023

A fitting tribute for Firefighter Barry Martin

Firefighters who served alongside Barry Martin were part of his final journey today as a specially prepared Turntable Ladder was used to carry his coffin along the cortege route at his funeral in Edinburgh.
17 February 2023

UPDATED: The funeral of Firefighter Barry Martin

Firefighters from across Scotland will join the family and friends of Barry Martin in paying tribute at his funeral service to be held at St Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh this week
15 February 2023

Scottish Firefighters join Turkey Rescue Operation

Four firefighters from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) have joined a rescue operation which has been deployed to the Republic of Turkiye.
7 February 2023

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service statement following outcome of Fire Brigades Union ballot on industrial action

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has today received notification that following a UK-wide ballot, members of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) have voted in favour of industrial action.
30 January 2023