People living close to Edgeworthstown, Granard and Lanesboro are being asked to consider a career as a retained firefighter.
A recruitment campaign is underway to recruit new staff for the three areas.
Applicants required to live within 2 kilometers of the station and requires people to be on call a 24/7 basis outside of standard leave arrangements .
Adrian Sheridan has been a retained firefighter in Longford for the last three years.
He says that training is challenging but provides a good test if it's the right choice for people: