Norfolk

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service discussing to support ambulance workers

The Norfolk Chief Fire Officer and his team are working with colleagues at The East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) to identify ways fire service staff can support them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, the National Fire Chiefs Council published a national agreement following discussions with Fire and Rescue Services and the Fire Brigades Union. It paves for the way for the local discussions to identify areas where Norfolk’s

FBU

Fire Brigades Union (FBU) give all clear for UK firefighters to assist country

Following an unprecedented agreement between the Fire Brigades Union (FBU), fire chiefs and Fire and Rescue Employers, UK firefighters will be able to deliver food and medicines, drive ambulances and retrieve dead bodies during the coronavirus outbreak. For the first time, all three stakeholder groups have agreed to a joint national approach to the crisis. The fire service organisations say that the measures in the agreement reflect the scale of the