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Strategies, Plans and Performance Information

In order to ensure we deliver the local and national priorities, the Purpose and Commitments are delivered through a number of key documents within the organisation.

This assists our employees to understand how they contribute, where they fit and what they must do to achieve our purpose and commitments and, ultimately, our vision. 

Our planning documents are interlinked and contain specific actions as to how we will achieve our targets.

In June 2018, East Sussex Fire Authority agreed on a new set of attendance standards as follows:

  • an attendance standard for the first fire engine with an ‘on-station’ response of 10 minutes 70% of the time
  • an attendance standard for the first fire engine with an ‘on-call’ response of 15 minutes 70% of the time

Read more about this decision.

Attendance standards are one way in which the Fire Authority monitors and measures the performance of East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service. They help explain how long it could take the Service to respond to emergencies.

Community Risk Analysis


Making our communities safer

We help keep our communities safe by ensuring that all potential and foreseeable risks are considered and that our planning, policy and decision making is driven by risk. 

Annual plan

This Plan reports on what we have achieved and what we aim to achieve to meet our aims and objectives for the forthcoming year.

Previous reports are available on request


Directorate Business Plans

Each of our Directorate Business Plans describes in more detail how departments are working to deliver our Corporate Plan.


Strategies

Your Service – Our Performance



Changing the Service - Shaping our future

The “Changing the Service, shaping the future” program is part of our  Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP) work. This is an on-going process to improve and transform our service.    


Marlie Farm significant findings report

Chief Fire Officer & Chief Executive Des Prichard has made good the promise he made on December 5th 2006 and today, (Wednesday July 27th 2011), East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service publishes its Significant Findings Report.  


Operational Assessment & Fire Peer Challenge January 2014

In late January 2014, ESFRS hosted a visit by a Fire & Rescue fire peer challenge team, who were here at our invitation.     

Members of the team were knowledgeable about, and experienced in, fire and rescue services and were visiting as 'critical friends'.             

The aim of the peer review was to provide external challenge to the self-assessment produced by us against the Operational Assessment (OpA) Toolkit.


Lessons Learned

On 25 June 2015, a firefighter fell seriously ill while taking part in a training scenario wearing breathing apparatus at our Service Training Centre in Maresfield.

A joint investigation was carried out with the Fire Brigades Union.

Our “Lessons Learned” report sets out the key findings of this investigation.


Peer View


Public Consultation 2014 (Archived)

 



Latest Update :
24 June 2019
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