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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 deve…

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.    …

06-08-20

NFCC to observe a minute’s silence to remember lives lost in Beirut

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) will observe a minute’s silence tomorrow afternoon at 3pm (Friday August 7th) to commemorate firefighters and others who tragically lost their lives in Beirut. A crew of ten firefighters are though…

05-08-20

UK Fire & Rescue Services on standby and ready to assist Beirut

UK Fire and Rescue Services are on standby to assist Lebanon following yesterday’s catastrophic explosions which have claimed at least 100 lives and injured thousands of people. The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) is in talks with …

29-07-20

NFCC warns of fire risk when using emollients

People who use emollients and smoke are at greater risk of setting themselves on fire, due to the flammable residue that may be left on clothes, bandages and bedding, warns the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC). The warning comes after resea…

24-07-20

FRSs' support for NFCC #ReadyWillingAble video

The National Fire Chiefs Council has worked with Fire and Rescue Service staff to create a video highlighting the additional activities carried out during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the NFCC’s #ReadyWillingAble campaign the vide…

20-07-20

NFCC welcome Home Office consultation on the Fire Safety Order

National Fire Chiefs Council Chair Roy Wilsher has welcomed proposals released from the Home Office today on the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. The consultation, which will run for 12 weeks, includes proposals for the imple…

20-07-20

NFCC calls for draft Building Safety Bill to be strengthened

National Fire Chiefs Council Chair Roy Wilsher has stated that Fire Chiefs will be taking the opportunity throughout the coming weeks and months to feedback on building safety plans laid out by the Government today.  Proposals rele…

16-07-20

Amazon removes balcony barbecues from sale after London Fire Brigade raise fire risk fears

Online retail giant Amazon has removed products marketed as balcony barbecues after London Fire Brigade (LFB) highlighted fire safety concerns.  The Brigade wrote to a number of manufacturers a…