Surrey Fire and Rescue open days and events

Fire service open day Fire Stations across the county regularly open their doors to the public. This gives Surrey residents an insight into the activities of their local fire station.

These events are a great opportunity to see the range of activities involved with being a modern firefighter, to learn about our crews, see our fire engines, and learn about fire safety!

Events will be publicised on our social media channels, follow Surrey Fire and Rescue Service on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or Nextdoor for the most up to date information.

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'Have a go' days

Have you ever considered a career in Firefighting? If not, why not?

At Surrey Fire and Rescue Service, we are committed to shaping a workforce that truly represents the community we serve. We are passionate in our belief that a diverse workforce will enable us to deliver a better service and make Surrey even safer.

We are hosting 'Have a go' days tailored for women and other underrepresented groups, providing an opportunity for you to experience the world of firefighting up close.

During these events you can speak to the crew about the role, try on fire kit, have a look at the fitness tests and find out about recruitment process. Secure your spot now before it's booked out! We look forward to seeing you there! Attendees must be aged 18+.

Event details

9 October:

17 October:

Fire station open days

Please note that there is no need to book, just turn up within the start and finish times. Please be aware that there is no parking at any of our fire stations for these events.

Farnham open day 17 September 2023

Guildford Road, Farnham, GU9 9QB.

  • 11am to 12pm Special Educational Needs (SEN) families only.
  • 12pm to 3pm open to all.

Painshill open day 23 September 2023

Gavell Road, Portsmouth Road, Cobham, KT11 1AL

  • 10am to 11am Special Educational Needs (SEN) families only.
  • 11am to 4.30pm open to all.

Charity car wash

Fire Stations around Surrey hold charity car washes to raise funds for the firefighters charity. Dates for our planned charity car washes can be found below.

Walton Fire Station Car wash

Saturday 16 September. 11am until 3pm.
Hersham Road, Walton-on-Thames KT12 1RZ

Water and Wildfire events

Come along to our outdoor safety events, learn about how to stay safe around open water and how to help prevent wildfires in Surrey! Please note that attendance of fire crews at all events is subject to emergency call outs.

Firefighter 'Fire Fit' session

Firefighter fitness sessions for those who are interested in becoming a firefighter, a great opportunity to exercise together and gain insight on what being an operational firefighter involves. Please come suitably dressed for a fitness session, and please bring a full water bottle. These sessions are only for those who are 17 years of age or older.

Guildford 6.30pm to 7.30pm

  • 18 September
  • 2 October
  • 16 October
  • 30 October
  • 13 November
  • 27 November

Reigate 6.30pm to 7.30pm

  • 19 September
  • 03 October
  • 17 October
  • 31 October
  • 14 November
  • 28 November