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23rd August, 2017 - 11.46pm: Swindon- Crews from Swindon and Stratton attended alarms on Brookdene,...Read more

23rd August, 2017 - 11.40pm: Poole- Two crews from Poole attended a fire on Rockley road, Poole. Th...Read more

23rd August, 2017 - 11.50am: Hello from Fire Control, Blue Watch on duty today looking after everyb...Read more

23rd August, 2017 - 00.54am: Crew from Chippenham extinguished a shed fire on an allotment using on...Read more

22nd August, 2017 - 9.20pm: Crew from Blandford extinguished a fire involving a small quantity of ...Read more

22nd August, 2017 - 9.11pm: Crew from Maiden Newton mobilised to a fire in the open which on atten...Read more

22nd August, 2017 - 8.14pm: Crew from Marlborough attended a chimney fire in a domestic property o...Read more

22nd August, 2017 - 1.04pm: Brinkworth- A crew from Royal Wootton Bassett were mobilsed to alarms ...Read more

22nd August, 2017 - 10:37am: Bournemouth crews attended a property in Holdenhurst Road. The fire wa...Read more

22nd August, 2017 - 9.00am: Sherborne- Two crews from Sherborne attended a small domestic fire on ...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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