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Latest Incidents

16th September, 2019 - 9.25am: Salisbury - One crew from the Salisbury fire station were mobilised to...Read more

15th September, 2019 - 6.49pm: Two pumps from Dorchester and one pump from Weymouth were mobilised to...Read more

15th September, 2019 - 6.09pm: Two pump from Salisbury were mobilised to a report of an electrical fu...Read more

15th September, 2019 - 6.00pm: One pump from Westlea was mobilised to a report of a fire in the open ...Read more

14th September, 2019 - 9.08pm: Marlborough - One crew from Pewsey and one crew from the Ramsbury fire...Read more

14th September, 2019 - 7.44pm: Toothill - Crews from the Swindon and Westlea fire stations were mobil...Read more

14th September, 2019 - 15:36: Sturminster Newton in attendance assisting the Ambulance Service with ...Read more

14th September, 2019 - 14:53: Both crews from Stratton and a water carrier from Royal Wooton Bassett...Read more

14th September, 2019 - 09:02: Ferndown and Animal Rescue from Poole rescue a 9 year old horse near w...Read more

14th September, 2019 - 08:46: Crews from Gillingham, Mere, Shaftesbury and Blandford, along with 2 o...Read more

About The Authority

Authority responsibilities

What the Authority is responsible for and how it is structured

Legislative Framework

The various pieces of legislation that determine how the Fire and Rescue Authority operates

Governance and Funding Arrangements

Explaining the governance and funding arrangements for Fire and Rescue Authorities

DWFRA members

Who’s who on the Authority and contact details

Report of the Local Government Association Peer Review on governance

The LGA commissioned report can be read with its conclusions here

The Authority

Governance of the Authority and its terms of reference

Finance & Governance Committee

Who sits on the committee and its terms of reference

Local Performance & Scrutiny Committees

What the committees are, who sits on them and their terms of reference

Appointments & Disputes Committee

Who sits on the committee and its terms of reference

Appeals Committee

Who sits on the committee and its terms of reference

Member champions

Specific areas of interest for Members to focus on

Member Buddies Programme

Which stations are allotted to each Member for two-way contact

Members’ allowances

Details of the allowances payable

Members’ Code of Conduct

The expectations on Members and how they should behave

Values framework – RESPECT

The behaviours expected of connected to DWFRS

Member Officer Protocol

Guidance for both Members and Officers

Role of the Clerk and Monitoring Officer

Overseeing the Authority’s legal compliance and governance

Member Development

How Members are developed in their roles

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