Fire and Rescue

Capita meets key Defence Fire and Rescue Project milestone with the delivery of first new fire fighting vehicles

Capita has delivered the first 14 new fire fighting vehicles as part of the company’s 12-year Defence Fire and Rescue Project (DFRP) contract. The arrival of these appliances is a key milestone in Capita’s work to manage and modernise the Ministry of Defence’s fire and rescue capability. Capita Fire and Rescue, one of Capita’s business… Read more »

Moving forwards: from emergency to recovery

As any frontline service will recognise, there’s never going to be a hard stop between emergency and recovery – there will always be transition. As the easing of lockdown measures continue, the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has established a ‘COVID-19 Committee’ that will coordinate continued C19 activity, support recovery and collate key learning from… Read more »

Fire service awards recognises women’s exceptional leadership at the London Fire Brigade

Four female colleagues at the London Fire Brigade have been recognised for their exceptional leadership, innovation and for delivering on the brigade’s commitment to diversity in the 2020 Women In The Fire Service (WFS) awards. Dr Anne Scoging, the brigade’s Head of Psychological Health, and Lynsey Seal, the brigade’s Principal Fire Engineer, share the Dany… Read more »

Oxfordshire firefighters launch new lightweight, safety-first uniform

Firefighters in Oxfordshire will be better equipped to keep residents safe, thanks to new lightweight, fire resistant uniforms. Oxfordshire is at the forefront of emergency services’ uniform design, as the county’s firefighters begin wearing their new highly visible ‘rescue jackets’ at road traffic collisions and updated safety tunics, when attending fires and other emergencies. The… Read more »

TechnologyOne provides seamless support to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

As the world’s fourth largest fire and rescue service, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has faced maintaining a 24/7 emergency response during the current COVID-19 outbreak and Cloud based technology has played a significant role in ensuring they have maintained services to support their operational response. Emergency services around the world have been… Read more »