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16-04-18

Spring conference: Live video

This year's NFCC Spring Conference is taking place today and tomorrow (April 17th and 18th). As part of this, we will be trialling a live stream of the NFCC Chair's introduction to the event and also a digital session, exploring new …

16-04-18

NFCC responds to fire safety concerns in short term lets

Following the popularity in the number of hosting platforms and websites for adhoc accommodation across the UK, the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has some concerns about this type of accommodation in relation to fire safety. This is mainly du…

03-04-18

NFCC Chair gives a video update

Following last week's meeting of the NFCC Coordination Committee Chairs, Roy Wisher provided a short update from what was a very busy and informative session. Roy gave an update from the meeting where subjects such as government funding were d…

26-03-18

Three PCCs to take on responsibility of local fire and rescue services

 It has been announced by the Home Secretary that three Police and Crime Commissioners have had their business cases to take on responsibility for the running of fire services in Staffordshire, West Mercia and Cambridge agreed.  Foll…

28-02-18

Grenfell Tower: Procedural Hearing

The Prcoedural Hearing for Grenfell Tower is set to be held on March 21st and 22nd and will take place at Holborn Bars. According to the Inquiry website, the Inquiry is keen to ensure the views of all Core Particiants are taken into accou…

12-02-18

5 Live Investigates reports on the dangers skin creams containing paraffin

5 Live Investigates ran a report about the dangers of skin creams and paraffin. According to the report, Skin creams containing paraffin could be responsible for 'hundreds' of fire deaths across the UK. 5 live Investigates revealed last year t…

01-02-18

Fire Minister attends NFCC Council meeting

The Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service, the Rt Hon Nick Hurd, attended yesterday’s National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) meeting (Wednesday January 31st).   The national meeting sees all Chief Fire Officers from …

25-01-18

New Home Office figures show an increase in fire response times

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has voiced its concerns over the increase in response times. The two Home Office reports published yesterday (Janaury 25th) focus on non-fire incidents attended by fire and rescue services and respo…

22-01-18

Government announces new national body for product recalls and repairs

 The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has welcomed the government announcement that a new national body is being set up to identify risks and responses to large-scale product recalls and repairs.  The new Office for Product Safety…

15-01-18

NFCC supports register my appliance day

Today, Register My Appliance Day, 16th January 2018, people are reminded to improve their home safety by registering their fridges, freezers and washing machines on the new streamlined version of www.registermyappliance.org.uk. Developed by the Ass…