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22nd June, 2018 - 1.46pm: Chimney fire- A crew from Devizes attended a chimney fire on Close lan...Read more

22nd June, 2018 - 11.26am: Poole- A crew from Poole attended a small fire in the open on Ridgeway...Read more

22nd June, 2018 - 10:19am: Wareham- One crew from Swanage and one from Poole attended a domestic ...Read more

22nd June, 2018 - 10:18am: Shaftesbury- A crew from Shaftesbury attended a bin fire on Bimbport, ...Read more

22nd June, 2018 - 9.08am: Redcliffe- Crews from Wareham and Poole and a land rover from Hamworth...Read more

22nd June, 2018 - 7.55am: West Parley- A crew from Redhill attended a car fire on Glenmore road,...Read more

21st June, 2018 - 10.31pm: One pump from Redhill Park was mobilised to a report of a fire in the ...Read more

21st June, 2018 - 7.43pm: One pump from Ferndown and one pump from Redhill were mobilised to sev...Read more

21st June, 2018 - 7.14pm: One pump from Westbourne was mobilised to a report of a rubbish fire o...Read more

21st June, 2018 - 6.51pm: One pump from Corsham was mobilised to a report of a fire now out at a...Read more

Special Service cost recovery

The Service is often called to attend incidents which fall outside of our statutory duties (fire safety, firefighting, road traffic collisions and emergencies) as described in Sections 6, 7, 8 and 9 of the Fire Services Act (2004).

Where practicable, our Service Control Centre will advise callers of other organisations or trades companies that would be more appropriate to help resolve their issue, for example a locksmith.

However, there are occasions where we may agree to provide a service that is outside our core functions, but we will seek to recover our costs in most ‘non-emergency’ circumstances. The application of charges is discretionary and may be waived by the Incident Commander where there are any humanitarian or welfare concerns. Wherever there is a risk to human life or public safety, then this procedure does not apply.

Charges effective from 1 April 2016

APPLIANCES Charge per hour or part of hour
Aerial appliance and support pump crews £271.86 + VAT
Aerial appliance and crew £135.52 + VAT
Water tender or other major appliance and crew £271.86 + VAT

 

Land Rover and crew £172.38 + VAT
Portable pump, transport and crew £203.03 + VAT
Large animal/tech rescue (rope/water) £306.27 + VAT

 The above charges are inclusive of fuel, normal equipment carried on the appliance and crew. 

SALVAGE SHEETS  
Salvage sheets (to be retained by client) £54.00 + VAT per sheet

PROVISION OF DWFRS EMPLOYEES

The employment of a DWFRS employee on any duty, who does not form a part of a crew on an appliance, is charged at £32.00 + £6.40 VAT per hour. 

REPORTS AND INTERVIEWS  
Abstract of Incident Recording System (IRS) £60 + VAT
Copy of a Fire Investigation report – Minor £90 + VAT
Interview for first hour then hourly rate after £102 + VAT

           

 

 

 

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