A year like no other: looking back at 2020-21

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service has published it’s Annual Service Report for 2020-21.

Looking back, it’s hard to think of a more demanding period in the Service’s history. We’ve always adapted to changing risks affecting the safety of our communities however Covid-19 presented our greatest challenge yet.

Justin Johnston, Chief Fire Officer, said: “Our people rose to the challenge with enthusiasm and determination, keen to support communities and public services across Lancashire. The Service has been at the heart of Lancashire’s response to the pandemic and I’m incredibly proud of what we’ve achieved together.”

The year also brought a variety of complex and demanding incidents including multiple wildfires, widespread flooding, numerous large-scale fires, and a bonfire period with increased risk of fires and injuries.

View the full Annual Service Report or watch the video below.