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Latest Incidents

26th July, 2017 - 10.52pm: Verwood - A crew from Verwood were called to a vehicle on fire followi...Read more

26th July, 2017 - 9.40pm: Shaftesbury - A crew from Shaftesbury attended a small vehicle well al...Read more

26th July, 2017 - 7.02pm: Bournemouth - A crew from Westbourne attended a road traffic collision...Read more

26th July, 2017 - 6.08pm: Bournemouth - A crew from Westbourne attended a small butane propane m...Read more

26th July, 2017 - 3:08pm: 2 crews from Poole went to Limbelost to a RTC car into a hedge with on...Read more

26th July, 2017 - 11:35am: Trowbridge and Bradford on Avon went to a paper recycling bin fire on ...Read more

26th July, 2017 - 07.29am: Crews from Malmesbury and Royal Wootton Bassett extricated one female ...Read more

26th July, 2017 - 7:29am: Malmesbury and Royal Wootton Bassett went to an RTC where a female pas...Read more

26th July, 2017 - 6.52am: Swindon - Shed fire in Cullerne Road, one hose reel used to extinguish...Read more

26th July, 2017 - 4.44am: Wingfield - Fire involving hay in a barn. Two hose reel jets, drags an...Read more

Compliments and complaints

To make a compliment

All of our staff strive to provide the best possible service for our local communities, and positive comments and feedback are always very much appreciated.

Compliments are important to us, because we can learn from what we are doing right and build on it for the future.

All compliments received are passed onto the relevant staff member/members and their line managers. Anonymised comments are also shared in our staff magazine.

To share a compliment, click here or email [email protected]

To make a complaint

Whatever the reason for your complaint, we value feedback and the opportunity to learn from our mistakes or correct any misapprehension. Our aim is to continually improve our services. Please let us know if:

To make a complaint, you can:

If you wish to report a nuisance or other issue caused by a current activity being undertaken by Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service, please contact our Service Control Centre on 0306 799 0019.

If you have a complaint, we will need to know the following:

We will acknowledge your complaint within three working days of receipt. This is likely to be by telephone to obtain any further information relevant to the investigation.

Within a further fourteen days, you will receive one of the following:

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If you are not happy with our reply, or the way in which we dealt with your complaint, we will refer your complaint to a Senior Manager to review the investigation. We will endeavour to resolve all complaints at this second stage within one calendar month.

If you remain unsatisfied with the outcome of this investigation, we will refer your complaint to Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Authority.

Your personal details will be held on a confidential computerised system for the purpose of investigating the complaint, notifying staff of compliments and monitoring trends. After five years, any personal data will be removed from our records.

How to complain about a Fire Authority member

Fire Authority members must comply with the Code of Conduct. If you believe that a member (or former member) has failed, or may have failed, to comply with this Code of Conduct, please complete the on-line complaints form.

Alternatively, you can write to the Head of Democratic Services & Corporate Assurance at Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service, Five Rivers Health & Wellbeing Centre, Hulse Road, Salisbury, SP1 3NR. Once received, complaints are dealt with in accordance with the approved arrangements.

See also:

Local Government Ombudsman

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