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Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service IRMP 3 - Responding Pre Consultation Briefing DCFO House 20 th September 2005.

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1 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service IRMP 3 - Responding Pre Consultation Briefing DCFO House 20 th September 2005

2 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Provide a pre-consultation briefing prior to commencement of IRMP 3 consultation Provide an opportunity to seek clarification on our proposals Enable you to brief station personnel affected by proposals Why are you here today?

3 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Introduction of revised duty system on continuously crewed stations Introduction of revised duty system on day-crewed stations Commence change of day-crewed stations to continuously crewed status Trial of ‘First Response’ vehicle in Southampton Trial relocation of resources from Copnor Commence feasibility study of retained duty system personnel in Portsmouth and Southampton Trial alternative responses to unwanted fire signals from automatic detection equipment Proposals for IRMP3 - Responding:

4 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Why? Outcome of Duty System Review Increase the number of productive hours available Increase time available for training Seek to achieve ‘Standard Crewing’ on 100% of occasions Consider reduced crewing during night duty to standard crewing Re-deploy resources to day shifts for prevention and protection activity What do we propose to do? Introduce a revised duty system on continuously crewed stations

5 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service When? Commence April 2006 How? Change to a 12 hour duty pattern Change start and finish times of shifts Weekends and bank holidays - normal working day Stand down for some religious festivals

6 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Why? Outcome of Duty System Review Maximise available hours to improve productivity – currently 35 out of the 42 hours are positive hours Increase time available for training Increase availability for prevention and protection activity What do we propose to do? Introduce a revised duty system on day-crewed stations

7 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service When? Commence April 2006 How? Change start and finish times Review stand down arrangements Weekends and bank holidays – normal working day Stand down for some religious festivals

8 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Why? Current day-crewing arrangements only provide immediate response for 45 hours out of a possible 168 per week (27%) Over 60% of all calls happen outside of positive hours on the day-crewed stations Poor performance against our 8/80 indicator Less time available for training Less time available for prevention and protection activity What do we propose to do? Change of day-crewed stations to continuously crewed status

9 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service When? Commence continuous crewing at Andover from October 2006 Manage change to Winchester and Havant in future IRMP’s How? Commence with change of Andover to continuously crewed status 2 nd and 3 rd Eastleigh WrT to retained status One WrT relocated to HQ site Monday to Friday Additional staff from Eastleigh release capacity to provide crew at Andover No additional staff costs

10 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Eastleigh/Andover call comparison: StationFire s Seconda ry Fires Chimne y Fires False Alarm Good Intent AFA’sFalse Alarm Malicious RTCSSCTotal Andover Eastleigh Population – Station Ground: Eastleigh – 89,000 Andover - 53,000 (Figures from 2001 Census Data)

11 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Current and proposed appliance availability: Appliances Appliance immediately available 100% Proposed Continuously crewed Day-crewedRetained Eastleigh Andover Appliances Appliance immediately available 100% 27% Current

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14 Why? Evaluate effectiveness of smaller firefighting vehicle in a city Evaluate effectiveness of water fogging equipment for firefighting Trial alternative crewing arrangements of the aerial appliance to crew vehicle Evaluate the potential benefits of 2 person crews for response and prevention work What do we propose to do? Trial a ‘First Response’ vehicle in Southampton

15 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service When? Commence evaluation by April 2006 How? Locate ‘First Response’ vehicle at Redbridge Hill Primary use is for secondary fires, car fires etc. 2 person crew Mobilise to all fires to trial equipment Mobilise as additional appliance to normal attendance Secondary crew the ALP to provide crewing if necessary

16 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Why? Initial findings of the 2005 Emergency Cover Review and the outcome of the 2002 Fire Cover Review of Portsmouth Improve the location of Special Equipment Unit to respond to road traffic collisions What do we propose to do? Maintain current number of frontline firefighting appliances on Portsea Island Trial relocation of operational resources from Copnor

17 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service When? Commence trial in April 2006 How? Move Copnor WrL to Southsea Move Copnor SEU to Cosham Operate between 1000 – 2300 every day Provide a 4 person crew on the Special Equipment Unit, whilst relocated Secondary crew the TL to provide crewing if necessary Return to Copnor from 2300 to 1000 due to lack of sleeping accommodation at Southsea and Cosham

18 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Why? Attract a more diverse workforce into HFRS Maintain operational resilience within brigade What do we propose to do? Evaluate feasibility of retained duty system personnel in Portsmouth and Southampton

19 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service When? Commence in April 2006 How? Establish a project team to carry out feasibility study Work with local partners to promote retained duty system working Develop initiatives in IRMP 4 (2007/08)

20 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service What do we propose to do? Trial alternative responses to unwanted fire signals from automatic detection equipment Why? 25% of all calls received are unwanted fire signals from automatic detection equipment (6,000 pa) 97% of these calls require no intervention by the fire service Removes life saving appliances and staff from being available for real emergencies. Interrupts training activity Interrupts prevention and protection activity

21 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service How? Carry out a feasibility study of using a van or motorcycle based response Provide advice and information to premises owner/occupier Target worst offenders When? From April 2006

22 Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Any Questions?


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