COUNTY communications group DRPG has announced the acquisition of Firehouse, a London-based agency.

Firehouse provides communication solutions from film and video to production and digital to clients such as Kingfisher, B&Q, RBS, O2 and Shell.

Dale Parmenter, group CEO of DRPG, said: “This is an extremely exciting time for the group as we start our milestone 40th anniversary year by expanding our capacity and capabilities through this acquisition.

“Firehouse is a well-established, innovative and active agency, which we are very much looking forward to welcoming into our team and working together.”

Mike Harper, managing director at Firehouse, said: “Joining DRPG opens up a host of opportunities for Firehouse, DRPG and our combined client list.

“We are committed to the growth of Firehouse as part of the wider group and cannot wait for the exciting journey ahead.”