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Fire authority merger backed by council

19 September, 2018

PLANS TO merge Hampshire, Southampton and Portsmouth’s fire authority with the Isle of Wight have been backed by Hampshire County Council.

Northamptonshire fire service said to be near ‘collapse’

10 May, 2017

The county’s firefighters are to consider striking amid reports of staff cuts.

Detector study reveals false alarms reduction

13 March, 2018

RESEARCH BY the Fire Industry Association (FIA) found that ‘more sophisticated’ multisensor detectors are ‘more effective’ at reducing false alarms than ‘standa

Parliament given control room update

11 April, 2014

Brandon Lewis has written to parliament to provide an update on the government’s plans to improve local fire control room services.

Helmet camera study improves fire response

09 June, 2017

A STUDY by Cardiff University found that firefighter decision making was ‘often intuitive and reflexive’, and began a series of new training methods called ‘Dec