Fire & Rescue
The Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service provides efficient arrangements for:
- Provision of a fire brigade and equipment
- Training of personnel
- Dealing with calls for assistance
- Obtaining information for firefighting purposes
- Minimising damage as a result of fire
- Giving fire safety advice
The fire safety activities of Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service are a combination of legal requirements, goodwill advice and the continuing process of education. The ultimate objective of which is a fire safe environment.
Fire Safety Officers throughout the county give advice and / or make requirements in respect of a wide range of premises including hotels and boarding houses, and places of work such as offices, shops and factories.
Every Firefighter is a community fire safety officer. Their aim is to reduce fires, casualties and fatalities through education and pro-active campaigns.
For more information visit the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service website.
Also on devon.gov.uk