21-27 October 2019, both Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue
Services will celebrate the work of its control room staff as part of International
Control Room Week.
now joint emergency call control room, based at Derbyshire’s Ascot Drive
Community Fire Station houses control staff that handle 999 calls across both
counties since the Joint Control Project went live earlier this year.
Control Room Week gears up for its second year following a hugely successful
inaugural week this time last year, where thousands of control room staff
joined together in an extraordinary celebration of their work as the unseen
frontline of the emergency services.
Control staff can deal with traumatic and stressful situations on a daily basis
and both Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Services will be
attempting to raise public awareness of their life-saving and life-changing
work by celebrating their staff throughout the week.
Manager for Control, Carly Pointon said, “Last year’s overwhelming support
demonstrates just how important it is to celebrate the amazing work of Control
Room staff and why they should get the recognition they richly deserve.
from across both Services have highlighted just how important Control is to
ensuring operations run as smoothly as possible and it would be great for us to
promote all of what we do to help raise awareness to the public.”
and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Services and Control itself will be posting
throughout the week on social media. You can stay up to date with everything
that’s happening by following us on social media:
@DerbyshireFRS, @nottsfire, @DfrsNfrsControl
every mention of #UnsungHeroes across social media during 21-29 October 2019,
APD Communications will donate £1 to the Mind Charity and the Scottish
Association for Mental Health so be sure to join in to help raise money.