Fire response times statistics published by the Home Office

Statistics on the average response times to fire incidents in England (2018/19) have been published.  The National Fire Chiefs Council has voiced its concern that the latest Home Office figures show an 11-second increase in response times...


NFCC responds to the first national State of Fire report

The first State of Fire report has been published today with a number of recommendations for fire services across England. The report, written by Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services, Tom Winsor...


Update from the UK contingent supporting Australian wildfires

Following the deployment of a group of specialists – including the UK fire service – to Australia to look at potential support for the devastating wildfires, a range of activities have already taken place.


NFCC Chair expresses his deepest sympathy to the family of Anthony Knott

The Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council has expressed his deepest sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of firefighter Anthony Knott.

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