Fire Pension Scheme

Injury Benefits

Under the FPS 1992, there are injury and compensation provisions.

All of the following have cover for an injury award subject to satisfying the conditions for eligibility:

  • a whole-time or part-time regular firefighter;
  • a firefighter undertaking retained duties;
  • a volunteer firefighter;
  • other employees of the Fire & Rescue Service (FRS) in certain
  • circumstances and at the discretion of the FRS;
  • a surviving spouse or civil partner or child of the above; and
  • a dependent relative of a firefighter at the discretion of the FRS.

Please Note

Cover is also provided for firefighters who are called up for Reserve Forces Service.