East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service

East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service (ESFRS) is the statutory fire and rescue service for the county of East Sussex and city of Brighton and Hove, England. It is headquartered in Lewes. The service has a total of 24 fire stations.

East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service
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Operational area
CountryEngland
CountyEast Sussex
Agency overview
Employees~800
Chief Fire OfficerDawn Whitaker
Facilities and equipment
Stations24
Website
www.esfrs.org Edit this at Wikidata

PerformanceEdit

In 2018/2019, every fire and rescue service in England and Wales was subjected to a statutory inspection by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HIMCFRS). The inspection investigated how well the service performs in each of three areas. On a scale of outstanding, good, requires improvement and inadequate, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was rated as follows:[1]

HMICFRS Inspection East Sussex 2018/19
Area Rating Description
Effectiveness Requires improvement How effective is the fire and rescue service at keeping people safe and secure from fire and other risks?
Efficiency Good How efficient is the fire and rescue service at keeping people safe and secure from fire and other risks?
People Requires improvement How well does the fire and rescue service look after its people?

Fire stationsEdit

ESFRS operates 24 fire stations that are divided into three groups: West Group, Central Group, and East Group.[2] The fire stations are crewed by wholetime firefighters, retained firefighters, or a combination of both.

See alsoEdit

Other East Sussex emergency servicesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "East Sussex 2018/19". Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HIMCFRS). 17 December 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2021.
  2. ^ "Groups & Community Fire Stations". East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service. Retrieved 3 May 2021.

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