New fire response times statistics published by the Home Office

Response times to fire incidents have gradually increased over the past 20 years across England, according to the latest statistics released by the Home Office.  While the response to primary fires – potentially more serious fires that...


Latest video update from NFCC Chair

 Following the latest meeting of the National Fire Chiefs Steering Group, the NFCC Chair gives a short overview of the meeting and work underway.  The Steering Group. which is made up of all the Coordination Committee chairs, discussed...


New Chair for Fire Standards Board for England announced

Consistency, learning from incidents and developing fit-for-purpose fire and rescue services standards will be a key focus of the newly formed Fire Standards Board. The Board will oversee professional standards of fire and rescue services across...


Get the call - become a professional firefighter - that's the message from the Fire and Rescue Service

       The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) is working with fire and rescue services throughout the UK to deliver a national campaign to encourage people to become on-call firefighters. The ‘Need More’ on-call...

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