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05-10-20

'Firing on all Cylinders': NFCC's Chair October blog

Firing on all Cylinders  In my last blog I referred to the Covid crisis and times of uncertainty, two months further on and we remain in a time of uncertainty with the number of positive cases, hospital admissions and even Covid r…

01-10-20

Updated guidance launched: Simultaneous Evacuation  

Following extensive consultation, updated guidance from the NFCC led stakeholder group on simultaneous evacuation introduces key changes.  Advises consultation with residents and leaseholders to e…

16-09-20

NFCC responds to PAC report: “Progress in remediating dangerous cladding”

 Following the release of the Public Accounts Committee report into the progress in remediating dangerous claddding' which states it is “imperative” that the new deadline for works on the remaining high-rise b…

15-09-20

Fire Chiefs call for clarifications to draft Building Safety Bill

Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) Roy Wilsher has given evidence to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee in response to its Call for Evidence on the draft Building Safety Bill. Whilst welcoming the si…

11-09-20

NFCC Chair calls for sustained funding as Home Office releases latest Prevention and Protection statistics

Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council Roy Wilsher has called for sustained funding for England’s Fire and Rescue Services, following the release of the Home Office’s latest Prevention and Protection statistics  The fi…

09-09-20

NFCC Chair Joins HRH and Emergency Services Leaders in unique mental health collaboration 

National Fire Chiefs Council Chair, Roy Wilsher, joined HRH the Duke of Cambridge and senior leaders from across the country’s emergency services yesterday, to discuss the issue of mental health.   The ope…

04-09-20

NFCC Chair to lay wreath to commemorate and honour firefighters

Chair of the National Fire Chiefs Council, Roy Wilsher, will be laying a wreath and giving the salute on behalf of all UK Fire and Rescue Services this Sunday (September 6th), to pay tribute to  firefighters who have lost their liv…

20-08-20

New Chair for the National Fire Chiefs Council announced

It has today been announced that a new Chair for the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has been appointed, with effect from 1 April 2021. Mark Hardingham, currently Chief Fire Officer for S…

10-08-20

NFCC deploys tactical advisors to Surrey wildfires

Two NFCC Wildfire Tactical Advisors have provided vital support to Surrey Fire and Rescue Service over the weekend, as a Major Incident Wildfire was declared. Working with the local command team, the national specialist advisors helped to de…

10-08-20

NFCC Chair reflects on the past few months - while looking to the future

Our Chair Roy WIlsher has written his latest blog post, reflecting on the past few months while looking to the future. Here, he highlights a range of areas NFCC is working on and how we are placed to meet future challenges.    …