News

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  …

08-07-19

NFCC Chair calls for the identification and urgent removal of unsafe cladding

The Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council has called for the urgent removal of unsafe cladding systems from buildings and for the identification of any similar systems to be made a priority. This was one of the areas he highlighted during the e…

03-07-19

New guidelines for sentencing arsonists announced

The announcement that judges and magistrates are to be given clearer guidelines on handing down sentences to arsonists and vandals has the support of the National Fire Chiefs Council.  The guidance, issued by the Sentencing Council and co…

20-06-19

HMICFRS publishes new fire service inspection reports

Following the publication of the second tranche of fire and rescue inspectorate reports (Thursday June 20th), the National Fire Chiefs Council has responded to the findings. Overarching themes show services respond well operationally and …