HMICFRS inspections

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:

  • Outstanding
  • Good
  • Requires improvement
  • Inadequate

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:

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