Andrew Hichens (front) who is trained as a fireman, policeman and paramedic – pictured with some of his colleagues. See SWNS story SWTRIPLE: A real-life action man has become the first in the UK to be a fireman, policeman and paramedic rolled into one. Andrew Hichens is fully trained and equipped to respond to all emergency calls covering crime, fire and accidents. He has just taken up his unique role in a new hub in Hayle, Cornwall, which brings together the three emergency services. In addition to being a qualified on-call firefighter with Cornwall fire and Rescue Service, he is also an emergency first responder for South Western Ambulance Service and has been trained by Devon and Cornwall Police.