Teamwork making West Sussex safer.(News)

The Fire and Rescue Service is a team. Firefighters cannot respond to incidents without the essential support of all the other team members, and the modern Service involves so much more than just responding to emergencies.

That is the messages depicted in this photograph by West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, representing every function from the Chief Fire Officer to the cooks and cleaners.

CFO Martin Burrell commented: "The operational response we provide has traditionally received most of the publics' attention, but behind those firefighters is an equally important team making sure we are ready to respond if needed. And as we develop even stronger links to community safety and prevention roles, it's also important to recognise that there are other team members in a variety of roles doing equally important work to make West Sussex safer. …

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