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15th December, 2019 - 06:39 AM: A crew from Blandford have attended a car fire, the fire has been exti...Read more

14th December, 2019 - 11:35 PM : A crew from Westbourne have attended a property with water flooding in...Read more

14th December, 2019 - 8:53 PM : A crew from Trowbridge have extinguished a chimney fire this evening, ...Read more

14th December, 2019 - 4.00pm: Minety - Crews from the Cricklade fire station were mobilised to an in...Read more

14th December, 2019 - 11.09am: Wareham - One crew from the Wareham fire station were mobilised to a r...Read more

14th December, 2019 - 11.07am: Sherborne - Both crews from the Sherborne fire station and assistance ...Read more

13th December, 2019 - 11:03: At 11:03 fire engines from Poole extinguished a car fire on the off-sl...Read more

12th December, 2019 - 6.02pm: One pump from Wincanton were mobilised to a report of an alarm actuati...Read more

12th December, 2019 - 5.46pm: Two pumps from Weymouth and a flexi-duty officer were mobilised to a r...Read more

12th December, 2019 - 1:58 PM : A crew have extinguished a car fire this afternoon using 2 breathing a...Read more

Fire safety

The role of the Fire Safety (or Protection) department is to enhance safety in public buildings and other spaces. We do this through a team of specialist inspectors, who apply their knowledge and training to ensure that the technical fire safety aspects of commercial building design, and subsequent occupied use, are correctly identified and applied.

We also enforce fire legislation in all commercial premises as far as it applies to general fire safety measures.

To achieve this, our staff will engage in activities that include carrying out fire safety audits of premises subject to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, and initiating enforcement action, appropriate to the circumstances, to correct instances of non-compliance where we find it.

This will be in the form of:

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