Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) inspected Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) in November 2018. This was carried out as part of a national programme to inspect all 45 fire and rescue services in England.
HMICFRS produced a report about NFRS which was published on 20 June 2019 which is available from the HMICFRS website. The report concentrates on three areas:
- Effectiveness – how effective is NFRS at keeping people safe and secure from fire and other risks
- Efficiency – how efficient is NFRS at keeping people safe and secure from fire and other risks
- People – how well does NFRS look after its staff
The HMICFRS award graded judgments for each section, based on the evidence that they find are categories into the following judgments:
- Requires improvement
Following the HMICFRS report, NFRS has produced a Service Improvements Plan which outlines our action plans covering the causes for concern and recommendations which were highlighted by HMICFRS. Our plan is accessible via the link below: