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19th April, 2018 - 8:14am: At 08:14 One crew from Swindon fire station attending reports of alarm...Read more

18th April, 2018 - 10:48pm: Two crews from Chippenham attended a vehicle fire on the M4, adjacent ...Read more

18th April, 2018 - 9.21pm: One pump from Trowbridge attended a report of a car fire on County Way...Read more

18th April, 2018 - 9.00pm: One pump from Westbourne attended a report of a bin on fire on Banks R...Read more

18th April, 2018 - 5:38pm: Salisbury attended a car fire on the Netheravon Road at Figheldean. Th...Read more

18th April, 2018 - 3.40pm : Swindon- A crew from Swindon attended a tree on fire in the park near ...Read more

18th April, 2018 - 2.03pm: Bournemouth- Crews from Redhill, Westbourne and Poole along with the r...Read more

18th April, 2018 - 11:05am : One fire appliances from Mere attended a car fire just off the A303 on...Read more

18th April, 2018 - 10.13am: Poole- Crews from Poole and Redhill attended a domestic fire on Melbur...Read more

18th April, 2018 - 7.53am: Bournemouth- A crew from Springbourne attended a bin fire on Southbour...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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