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Covid-19 and Surrey Fire and Rescue Service.

We do not recognise the claims that have been made by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU). To be clear, this is not an outbreak. One operational firefighter tested positive for Covid-19 on 25 July 2020. As a result, Test and Trace protocols have been implemented by Surrey Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS). All of the … Continue reading

Statement regarding the fire at Lammas Lane, Esher

On Wednesday 9 June Surrey Fire & Rescue Service attended a large fire at Lammas Lane in Esher that required a response from up to 12 fire engines. We are incredibly proud of how our all of our staff and partners responded to this incident and brought it under control quickly. This included leading one … Continue reading

National fire strike – key facts

Ahead of the latest national fire strike here are some key facts: When is the fire strike? From 10am to 2pm on Wednesday 13 November 2013. Why are the strikes happening? The strikes are taking place because of a dispute between central Government and the Fire Brigades’ Union (FBU) over proposed changes to firefighters’ pensions. … Continue reading

Specialist teams ready to cover during fire strikes

Surrey County Council’s contract with a specialist rescue firm means the county is ready to deal with any industrial action launched by the Fire Brigades Union. During any strike action world renowned Specialist Group International (SGI) will work alongside frontline firefighters who choose not to strike and on-call firefighters to crew Surrey’s state of the art … Continue reading


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