Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service celebrates after inspection sees improvements across all areas

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) has been rated as ‘Good’ overall and in all areas in an independent report released today (Wednesday, 27 July). Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) visited the Service between…

NFRS responds to State of Fire report

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service will be using a national report published on Wednesday, 15 December to consider how it could learn from it to improve its services to the communities of Nottinghamshire. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire…

Recommendation made for the next Chief Fire Officer

On 2 December, the Appointments Committee of the Combined Fire Authority met to consider candidates for the post of Chief Fire Officer at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service. The Committee recommended that the current Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Craig Parkin,…

Every fire station across Nottinghamshire now has a defibrillator

All fire stations across Nottinghamshire have had defibrillators fitted, which members of the public and nearby businesses will be able to access. In the last three years, defibrillators (also known as AEDs) across the Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service estate…

Remembrance silhouettes thank firefighters

Firefighters at Carlton Fire Station were delighted by the surprise installation of two Remembrance silhouettes. One silhouette features a Royal Air Force solider stood beside a propeller, which stands close to the fire station reception. This has been funded by…

Firefighters to visit Worksop residents to offer fire safety advice

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service firefighters will visit homes in south Worksop next week to offer fire safety advice, arrange free Safe and Well visits and fit smoke alarms if necessary. Firefighters from Worksop, Edwinstowe and Carlton Fire Stations, plus…

Fire service warns of dangers involving the use of tealights

The cause of a fatal fire at Clayton Court, Radford, earlier this year has been ruled as accidental ignition by Ms Fiona Gingell, Assistant Coroner for Nottinghamshire. The inquest finished on 7 October, with the court hearing how Mr Lascelles…

NFRS exercise with partners will test high-rise evacuations

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service will be carrying out a major training exercise, along with a range of partner organisations, at Pleasley Vale Business Park on Sunday, 26 September. The exercise, involving Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service, Leicestershire Fire and…

Making Nottinghamshire safer

Nottinghamshire residents became safer from fire and rescue related risks in 2020/21*, according to a report published last week. In our Annual Statement of Assurance, we are pleased to report that the number of fires and incidents that we needed…

Chief Fire Officer to retire

The Chief Fire Officer of Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service, John Buckley, is to retire in April 2022 after 26 years of service. John Buckley joined as a Firefighter back in 1996, having transferred from Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service…

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