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Publication  —  Fire & rescue services, Grenfell  — 

On 14 June 2017, a fire at Grenfell Tower, a high-rise residential building in North Kensington, West London, cost 72 lives. On 15 June 2017, the then Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Theresa May MP, announced a public inquiry into the causes of the fire. The Grenfell Tower Inquiry was set up to examine the circumstances leading up to and surrounding the fire.

Publication  —  Fire & rescue services, Letter, Revisit  — 

We conducted an inspection of the London Fire Brigade virtually between August and December 2020. As part of our inspection of what progress London Fire Brigade is making to implement the recommendations in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry’s Phase 1 report, we also considered the brigade’s progress to address the cause of concern we gave in our Round 1 inspection. 

Publication  —  COVID-19, Fire & rescue services  — 

Summary In August 2020, the Home Secretary commissioned us to inspect how fire and rescue authorities in England responded to the COVID-19 outbreak and the numerous challenges it presents. Virtually, we inspected England’s 45 fire and rescue services from September to November 2020, focusing on their response during the initial outbreak of the pandemic. The

Publication  —  Effectiveness, Fire & rescue services, Revisit  — 

During our inspection of Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service, in November 2018, we identified a cause for concern about the service’s fire engine availability and whether its firefighters had the necessary safety critical skills to respond to emergencies. The service submitted an action plan setting out how it would address the cause for concern. This letter sets out the findings of our second revisit to review progress.

Publication  —  Effectiveness, Fire & rescue services, Revisit  — 

During our inspection of West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, in November 2018, we identified a cause of concern about the management and oversight of the safe and well visit process and the effectiveness of its risk-based inspection service. We asked the service to submit an action plan setting out how it would address this cause of concern.

Publication  —  Data, Fire & rescue services, FRS methodology  — 

In 2019, HMICFRS commissioned BMG Research to undertake a study of the public’s perceptions of local fire and rescue services across England. The study covers the public’s views and experiences of local fire and rescue services’ activities.

Publication  —  Effectiveness, Efficiency, Fire & rescue services, People  — 

This inspection assesses how effectively and efficiently London Fire Brigade prevents, protects the public against and responds to fires and other emergencies. We also assess how well it looks after the people who work for the service.

Publication  —  Effectiveness, Fire & rescue services, Revisit  — 

During our inspection of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service, in June 2019, we identified a cause of concern about how effective the service is at keeping people safe and secure from fire and other risks. We asked the service to submit an action plan setting out how it would address this cause of concern. We revisited Essex between 11 and 13 November 2019 to review progress against the action plan. 

Publication  —  Effectiveness, Efficiency, Fire & rescue services, People  — 

This inspection assesses how effectively and efficiently Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service prevents, protects the public against and responds to fires and other emergencies. We also assess how well it looks after the people who work for the service.

Publication  —  Effectiveness, Efficiency, Fire & rescue services, People  — 

This inspection assesses how effectively and efficiently Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service prevents, protects the public against and responds to fires and other emergencies. We also assess how well it looks after the people who work for the service.