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We are committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the people of Scotland.

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Wildfire prevention

One wildfire every day on average during peak period in Scotland. Firefighters tackled an average of one wildfire every day across Scotland during Spring and early Summer last year.

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Firefighter control

Firefighters control are important for protecting communities and responding to emergencies.

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Our support staff play an essential part in achieving our objectives.