Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service (CF&RS) have again recognised the support offered by WDG for allowing members of staff to participate in the On Call Duty System. Previously WDG were awarded the prestigious On Call Employer of the Year Award in 2015.

Gary Mitchley – Group Commander for the scheme “extended his personal gratitude to WDG” in a recent letter for allowing employees of the company to attend fire and rescue calls in support of the local community. Wayne Hipgrave – Welder/Fabricator with WDG has personally been a member of the scheme for over sixteen years and is now its most senior scheme member.

Gary also highlighted in the letter that “there are over 30 local employers who participate in the scheme, releasing staff to attend emergencies helping to provide significantly safer responses”. Managing Director of WDG – Rob Hudson commented “we have a long standing heritage and commitment to the On Call Duty System with CF&RS dating back over 40 years, a relationship we are as a company are proud to be apart of”.