HWFRS donates equipment and fire appliance to Ukraine

Over the weekend, Hereford & Worcester FRS (HWFRS) contributed to an NFCC initiative to deliver kit and equipment safely and quickly to Ukraine to support the Ukrainian Fire & Rescue Services response to the emerging crisis. Two Service volunteers drove…

UKRAINE International Technical Assistance: equipment checklist – urgent

Following a request to support Ukraine, NFCC have requested that suppliers and providers associated with the wider fire sector scope out what equipment might be available for urgent deployment to Ukraine. The equipment should be fit for purpose and readily…

NFCC’s Digital and Data Programme lead on game-changing project for the UK Fire and Rescue Service

The National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) Digital and Data Programme is commencing the final stage of delivering a national data analytics capability that will make efficient and effective use of data to support current and emerging needs of the UK…

Taking a proactive approach to Carbon Monoxide prevention throughout 2022

Latest research conducted with UK heating engineers identified a significant increase in the number of dangerous appliances across the nation being installed or poorly maintained due to the repercussions of Covid-19, with many individuals delaying crucial annual servicing. Here Steve…

Dräger secures position on NFCC Emergency Response Equipment framework

Dräger has earned a place on the Emergency Response Equipment and Associated Services Framework agreement C00268, awarded by the NFCC Fire Commercial Transformation Programme along with the lead contracting Authority West Midlands Fire Service. Thermal Imaging Camera equipment supplied by…

National Operational Guidance consultation

The five-week consultation for the Environmental protection guidance review starts today and will close at midday on 22 October 2021.  Full details of the consultation can be found here.  Thank you for taking the time to complete this consultation survey. Your views are…

Fire safety reminder for Norfolk’s businesses as they recover from Covid-19 pandemic

Norfolk business owners are being urged not to overlook safety and reminded that help is available to support them in reducing the risk of fire. Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service is backing Business Safety Week from 6–12 September, run by…

Fire safety on the shopping list

Fire safety and reducing the number of deliberate fires are on the shopping list for Cleveland Fire Brigade as they look to support smaller retail premises with sleeping accommodation above. The Brigade is running a month-long ‘Safer Business’ campaign in…

National Operational Guidance consultation

The consultation for the National Operational Guidance for Fire control command has now commenced. The consultation will close at midday on Monday, 2 August. Full details of the consultation can be found here. The draft content has been created to…

AFOA mini conference and Z6 ARFF launch at Venari Group on 29 June

The Airport Fire Officers Association (AFOA) is holding its first mini conference of 2021 at the Holiday Inn, Calderdale, Yorkshire on 29 June, covering updates on the latest guidance from the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) and the launch of…

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