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Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue has approximately 800 firefighters and fire staff. The county area is organised into three divisions that support the 38 stations throughout Lincolnshire. Lincolnshire County Council is the fire authority and has responsibility for the efficient provision of Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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HMICFRS region and HMI

  • Her Majesty’s Inspector of Fire & Rescue Services (HMI): Zoë Billingham
    is HMI for Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • HMICFRS region: The service is in HMICFRS’ Eastern fire region

Contact Zoë Billingham

HMICFRS’ role in inspecting this service

For over 160 years, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary has independently assessed and reported on the efficiency and effectiveness of police forces and policing, in the public interest.

In summer 2017, HMIC (now HMICFRS) took on inspections of England’s fire & rescue services, assessing and reporting on their efficiency, effectiveness and leadership.

Key facts

Service Area

2,293 square miles

Population

0.75m people 4% local 5 yr change

Workforce

33% wholetime 67% on-call
0.88 per 1000 population local 1 national level
9% local 5 yr change 17% national 5 yr change

Assets

38 stations 92 appliances

Incidents

2.5 fire incidents per 1000 population local 3.0 national
11.7 non-fire incidents per 1000 population local 3.1 national
3.3 false alarms per 1000 population local 4.1 national

Cost

£19,630 local per 1000 population per year £22,380 national per 1000 population per year

Fire & Rescue Chief

Nick Borrill