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County's firefighters were on the scene of a record number of suicide incidents in 2018




Firefighters in Cambridgeshire responded to a record number of suicide call-outs last year, figures reveal.

Cambridgeshire firefighters were on the scene of a record number of suicide incidents last year.
Cambridgeshire firefighters were on the scene of a record number of suicide incidents last year.

The Fire Brigades Union said its members have repeatedly raised concerns about the impact of these situations on the mental health of attending officers.

The Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service was called out to 30 suicides and attempted suicides in 2018, Home Office data shows.


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