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Climateee

Climate emergency - fire and rescue services

This report provides a basis for having local conversations about adaptation and mitigation, as well as providing comments and case studies from a range of organisations and programmes working on the issue.

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Fire safety in purpose-built flats

This document was commissioned by the Government and was written by experts in the field of fire safety. It was published in July 2011.

leading the fire sector

Leading the fire sector

A guide on on governance arrangements in the fire and rescue sector, and practical advice on how they can apply the principles of good governance – with a particular focus on effective performance oversight and scrutiny.

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Fire Authority Members Guide

Local government is facing unprecedented challenges across the board with public services working in an increasingly constrained financial context. Fire authorities have an added challenge that, while instances of fire have generally decreased, they must continue to resource services commensurate with the level of risk present in their area.

Beyond Hackitt: protecting the vulnerable in the years ahead COVER

Beyond Hackitt: protecting the vulnerable in the years ahead

We are coming to the end of a period of intense activity in the fire and rescue sector, but one common factor remains unchanged – our sector’s dedication to protecting the vulnerable, whether locally or nationally, from fire or from other danger.

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Fire Vision 2024

What will 21st century fire and rescue services look like in 2024?

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An inclusive fire service - recruitment and inclusion

We are determined to be a service that reflects the communities it serves.

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An inclusive service: the twenty-first century fire and rescue service

Setting out the changing role of a firefighter

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Automatic fire sprinklers – A toolkit for local authorities

This toolkit is a guide for both officers and members on fire sprinklers. It provides information on how they operate, what their benefits are and how they are installed. It also offers information to members and officers to help them lobby within their own organisations, helping them to advocate the merits of sprinklers whilst dispelling some of the myths that have built up.

Fire and Rescue Service recruitment survey 2016

This online survey of chief fire officers and chief executives looked at recruitment in the fire and rescue service.

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Re-thinking local

Re-thinking local

The coronavirus pandemic has redefined how we all think about where and how we live.

Re-thinking local: full publication

Re-thinking local: full publication

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