East Sussex Fire Authority is holding an Extraordinary meeting on 9 January 2020, at the Council Chamber, County Hall, East Sussex County Council, St Anne's Crescent, Lewes at 10.00 am.
Members will consider options for future mobilising from 2021, in other words the way that East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service handles 999 calls and sends out fire engines and other appliances.
East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service welcomes members of the public and press to attend public session of its meetings. If you have any particular requirements, for example if you require wheelchair access or an induction loop, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
The agenda for all our public meetings can be viewed at:https://esfrs.moderngov.co.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=136&MId=331&Ver=4
About the Fire Authority
The primary duties of the Fire Authority are:
- To provide a Fire Service and to ensure its efficiency
- To provide the efficient training of members of the Service
- To ensure that efficient mobilising and communications arrangements exist
- To make arrangements to obtain information needed for firefighting purposes
- To make arrangements to ensure that the steps are taken to mitigate damage to property through firefighting
- To make arrangements to provide fire safety advice
- To make arrangements to give mutual assistance to other Fire Services
- To ensure that adequate water supplies are available for firefighting purposes