Life-saving Road Safety initiative from DSFRS wins military commendation

Staff from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service (DSFRS) have been awarded a prestigious military commendation for their services to the military by helping to create a bespoke road safety initiative: ‘Survive the Drive’, aimed at reducing road traffic collisions within the Armed Forces, Royal Navy, RAF and Marines. DSFRS Watch Manager Chris Boston, Station Manager Laura Pratt, and SAFE South West Charity Co-ordinator  Steve Smith and Crew Manager


FSC approved to deliver NFPA accredited training outside of UK

The Fire Service College (FSC) – the Home of Firefighter Development, has become the first centre outside of North America to achieve Pro Board approval to deliver training in overseas territories to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards. Under the rules for Pro Board Accreditation, centres are restricted to deliver training within the territory in which they operate. The approval from Pro Board allows the delivery of training outside of