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09-08-19

NFCC Chair outlines key areas for focus following the announcement of new Fire Minister

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) is looking forward to working with the newly appointed Minister of State of Policing (Home Office), Kit Malthouse, who will also have responsibility for fire.   This follows changes to a number of g…

08-08-19

Latest fire statistics released: We call on government to ensure services are properly resourced

Latest figures from the Home Office show that the number of fires attended by Fire and Rescue Services across England have increased by nine per cent over the past 12 months, while the number of incidents have increased by two per cent. Follow…

07-08-19

NFCC Chair thanks all for 'tireless response' in Derbyshire as operation winds down

Firefighters and fire service staff from across the country have been thanked by the Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) and Derbyshire’s Chief Fire Officer for the dedicated and professional response to the major incident at the…

06-08-19

High Volume Pumps reach their target in Derbyshire

 Fire service crews pumping water from the damaged dam at Whaley Bridge have reached their target. High Volume Pumps and other assets have been at the site since Thursday, More details on next steps will be shared shortly, Take …

04-08-19

Water level at Toddbrook Reservoir drops by 3 metres due to ongoing Fire Service operations.

Fire and Rescue Services from across the UK are continuing to support the major incident in Derbyshire - and are working tirelessly to assist in reducing water levels in the Toddbrook reservoir, while helping to keep the public safe. …

03-08-19

Firefighters continue to work around the clock to help the major flooding incident in Derbyshire

Fire and Rescue Services from across the UK are continuing to support the major incident in Derbyshire - and are working tirelessly to assist in reducing water levels in the Toddbrook reservoir, while helping to keep the public safe. The …

02-08-19

Firefighters working tirelessly to help the major flooding incident in Derbyshire

Fire and Rescue Services from across the UK are continuing to support the major incident in Derbyshire - and are working tirelessly to assist in reducing water levels in the Toddbrook reservoir, while helping to keep the public  safe.  …

01-08-19

Fire Services' deploy High Volume Pumps to assist at Major Incident in Derbyshire

 Firefighters are pumping tonnes of water from a reservoir in Derbyshire following significant rainfall resulting in it overflowing. At least ten High Volume Pumps (HVP) and a number of firefighters from across the country have already be…

29-07-19

Further fire Standards workshop is set to take place

NFCC's Central Programme Office (CPO) has been running regional Fire Standards Board Workshops throughout June and July this year. The aim of the workshops has been to engage with senior managers from fire and rescues and provide an update of …

16-07-19

NFCC letter to NJC

NFCC Chair has written the NJC on behalf of NFCC regarding the pay discussions A full copy of the letter can be found below: Letter from NFCC to NJC  …