Fire and Rescue Service inspections 2018/19 - summary of findings from tranche 1

Summary

This is the first time that HMICFRS has inspected fire and rescue services across England. Our focus is on the service they provide to the public, and the way they use the resources available.

We have inspected 14 services in the first tranche of inspections. Each inspection assesses how effective and efficient the service is, how it protects the public against fires and other emergencies and how it responds to the same. We also assess how well each service looks after the people who work there.

In carrying out our inspections of all 45 fire and rescue services in England, we answer three main questions:

  1. How effective is the fire and rescue service at keeping people safe and secure from fire and other risks?
  2. How efficient is the fire and rescue service at keeping people safe and secure from fire and other risks?
  3. How well does the fire and rescue service look after its people?

This report sets out our findings from inspecting 14 fire and rescue services.

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Fire and Rescue Service inspections 2018/19 – Summary of findings from tranche 1

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Effectiveness, efficiency and people 2018/19 – Avon Fire & Rescue Service

Effectiveness, efficiency and people 2018/19 – Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

Effectiveness, efficiency and people 2018/19 – Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

Effectiveness, efficiency and people 2018/19 – Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service

Effectiveness, efficiency and people 2018/19 – Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service

Effectiveness, efficiency and people 2018/19 – Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

Effectiveness, efficiency and people 2018/19 – Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service

Effectiveness, efficiency and people 2018/19 – Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

Effectiveness, efficiency and people 2018/19 – Isles of Scilly Fire and Rescue Service

Effectiveness, efficiency and people 2018/19 – Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service

Effectiveness, efficiency and people 2018/19 – Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

Effectiveness, efficiency and people 2018/19 – Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service

Effectiveness, efficiency and people 2018/19 – Surrey Fire and Rescue Service

Effectiveness, efficiency and people 2018/19 – Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service

Get the press releases

Tranche 1 press release: ‘Swift and sustained action’ needed by fire and rescue services

FRS inspections 2018/19 – tranche 1 – service press releases

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