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An inclusive service: the twenty-first century fire and rescue service

Setting out the changing role of a firefighter

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Automatic fire sprinklers – A toolkit for local authorities

This toolkit is a guide for both officers and members on fire sprinklers. It provides information on how they operate, what their benefits are and how they are installed. It also offers information to members and officers to help them lobby within their own organisations, helping them to advocate the merits of sprinklers whilst dispelling some of the myths that have built up.

Fire and Rescue Service recruitment survey 2016

This online survey of chief fire officers and chief executives looked at recruitment in the fire and rescue service.

Research
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Beyond fighting fires 2

Fire and rescue service transformation

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Beyond fighting fires: The role of the fire and rescue service in improving the public's health

Fire and rescue authorities (FRAs) have a key role to play in ensuring that their communities are safe through responding to emergencies and also through their extensive preventative work.

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The Fire and Rescue Service: Making our Nation Safer

‘Investing in our nation's future: The first 100 days of the next government' was launched last year by the LGA. It set out the challenges any new government will face in May 2015 and provided a local government offer that will help them deal with the most pressing issues.

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Leadership essentials: Fire and Rescue programme

This programme is aimed at helping elected members with leading roles on fire and rescue authorities/ county councils to become more effective leaders of improvement. Benefits of attending will include opportunities to:

Councillor development
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Fire safety in purpose-built flats

The LGA led work commissioned by Government to develop this sector-led guidance on fire safety in purpose-built blocks of flats, which was written by experts in the field of fire safety.

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Fire and Rescue Services: going the extra mile

In producing this report, the Local Government Group (LG Group) aims to assist and inform fire and rescue authorities (FRAs) to deliver the spending reductions required by disseminating good practice of how efficiencies have been achieved and examples of plans and ideas emerging from FRAs in response to challenges faced by the sector.