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22nd May, 2022 - 3.13pm: Having received over 140 ‘999’ calls relating to a fire at Canford Hea...Read more

22nd May, 2022 - 6.42pm: Ferndown - Ferndown crew were initially mobilised to a domestic fire a...Read more

21st May, 2022 - 15:27: A crew from Westbourne were mobilised to alarms actuating at a Residen...Read more

21st May, 2022 - 15:02: A crew from Ferndown were mobilised to a Fire involving rubber matting...Read more

21st May, 2022 - 11:34: A crew from Salisbury were mobilised to assist an 80 year old Female w...Read more

21st May, 2022 - 09:48: 09:48 A crew from Gillingham were mobilised to assist with an elderly ...Read more

21st May, 2022 - 10:01: 10:01 A crew from Lyme Regis were mobilised to alarms sounding at a Re...Read more

21st May, 2022 - 08:48: 08:48 Crews from Swindon and Stratton were mobilised to a Fire at a Do...Read more

21st May, 2022 - 09:23: 09:23 A crew from Swanage were mobilised to alarms actuating at a Resi...Read more

21st May, 2022 - 09:28: 09:28 A crew from Redhill Park were mobilised to alarms sounding at a ...Read more

Community knowledge and engagement

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) is committed to making a real difference to the lives of people in Dorset and Wiltshire. Getting to know our local communities is a very important part of our service delivery, by knowing and understanding our communities we can better tailor our services to meet their needs. Therefore, we invest our time and effort ensuing that we create opportunities for all members of our communities to engage with us. Below are just some of the initiatives we hold to get to know our communities:

All of these activities are an integral part of the prevention work that happens across the Service to protect our communities, it is the principal method of driving down deaths and injuries from fires within the home. We are continually assessing the opportunities and threats that are evolving within our environment and our community safety strategy sets out a long-term pathway to deliver against the ambition set out in the Community Safety Plan.


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