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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

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

HMICFRS’s role in inspecting this service

For over 160 years, His 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 – 2020/2021

Service Area

2,292 square miles

Population

0.77m people
up4% local 5 yr change

Workforce

33% wholetime firefighters
67% on-call firefighters
0.73 per 1000 population local
0.56 national level
down12% local 5 yr change
down5% national 5 yr change

Assets

38 stations
48 fire engines

Incidents

2.3 fire incidents per 1000 population local
2.7 national
5.5 non-fire incidents per 1000 population local
2.7 national
2.7 fire false alarms per 1000 population local
3.8 national

Cost

£21.50 firefighter cost per person per year
£25.22 firefighter cost per person per year (national)

Chief Fire Officer

Mark Baxter

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