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LFB - Responding to New Challenges in an Uncertain World Ron Dobson CBE QFSM FIFireE – London Fire Commissioner.

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1 LFB - Responding to New Challenges in an Uncertain World Ron Dobson CBE QFSM FIFireE – London Fire Commissioner

2 Greater London Authority (GLA) Group

3 LFB Area 32 boroughs plus the City of London 113 fire stations including river station 169 pumping appliances 82 specialist and resilience vehicles

4 Top Management Structure

5 Facts and Figures Over 7,000 staff with nearly 6,000 operational firefighters Revenue budget in 2010/2011 £437m budget Revenue budget in 2012/2013 £409m budget All day every day service, across the whole of London Range of other resilience equipment Play a major role in National Developments

6 More Facts and Figures In 2010/11 we received 212,000 calls and attended 122,000 emergencies. This included: -13,000 serious fires -5,884 accidental fires in the home 12% of the fires in the country happen in London 22% of the false alarm calls in the country are made in London

7 Fire Safety Regulation 14,500 fire safety inspections carried out each year 630 enforcement notices issued this year 6 fire safety prosecutions carried out in the previous year We have a team of highly qualified fire safety engineers

8 Fire Safety Regulation In recent years our fire safety engineers have been involved in the following high profile new builds: -Wembley Football Stadium -London Heathrow Terminal 5 -White City Shopping Centre (Westfield) -Stratford City Shopping Centre (Westfield) -The Shard -Olympic Park

9 Community Safety Home Fire Safety Visits In 2010/11 our target for HFSVs was 63,000 but we achieved 70,039 The target for 2011/12 is 66,000 The target for 2012/13 is 69,000 Youth Engagement Programme Schools team - 1million school children visited in 10 years LIFE programme – 500 courses, 5,000 young people since 2002 Fire Cadets

10 Highly Effective (2007/08 – 2010/11) 16% Reduction in fires overall 10% Reduction in fire deaths 15% Reduction in all incidents attended 66% Increase in home fire safety checks 29% Increase in fire safety audits 43% Reduction in lift release incidents

11 2012 and beyond…….

12 Industrial Action

13 Civil Unrest

14 Riots

15 Acts of Terrorism

16 Resurgence of Dissident Groups

17 Emerging Terrorist Threats

18 Olympic and Paralympic Games

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20 2012 is not just an Olympic year in London Other events London will be hosting in 2012: Olympic torch relay Cultural Olympiad Queens Diamond Jubilee Notting Hill Carnival WorldPride 2012 London Marathon Wimbledon Tennis Championships Premier League football

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