All firefighters, both volunteer and paid, potentially put their safety and lives at risk every time they attend an incident.

In recognition of this, and in the wake of the loss of many firefighters and emergency service personnel on September 11 2001, this year International Firefighter’s Day will be particularly poignant.

The ‘Sound Off’ will occur across the world at noon (local times).

Source: Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board (MFB), Australia