Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service will consult the public on a range of issues on behalf of the Combined Fire Authority to ensure that the views of communities, partners, individuals and stakeholders are taken into account in our decision making. By taking part in our consultations, you’re helping to make Lancashire safer.

Below, you will find details on current and previous public consultations. If you have any questions, please visit our contact us page for ways to get in touch.

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Open Consultations

The following consultations are currently open for you to take part in:

No consultations are currently open

Archived Consultations

These consultations are now closed:

Community Risk Management Plan (CRMP)

The Service consulted on its draft Community Risk Management Plan (CRMP) 2022 – 27 from 14 July to 21 September 2021.

We sought views on whether the plan identifies the greatest risks to the communities and people of Lancashire; identifying any unmet need; measures in place to mitigate and respond to risk; and the plan’s overarching aim and priorities.

We received 1,901 responses to the online survey. This included responses from Service employees; local authorities; emergency services and other public agencies; town and parish councils; third sector partners; businesses; representative bodies; landowners; community groups; and members of the public.

Overall, the consultation feedback endorsed the draft CRMP, the Service’s priorities and our approach to community risks in Lancashire.

Read the full report submitted to the Lancashire Combined Fire Authority’s Planning Committee.

Thank you to everyone who participated.

Automatic Fire Alarms (AFAs)

The Service consulted on its Automatic Fire Alarm (AFA) policy from 12 August to 21 September 2021.

We sought your views on our proposed improvements to Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service’s automatic fire alarm attendance policy. These changes were proposed to help reduce the number of unnecessary callouts, saving time and resources.

We received 218 responses to the online survey. This included responses from Service employees; local authorities; emergency services and other public agencies; businesses; representative bodies; public representatives such as MPs and councillors, and residents of Lancashire.

Overall, the consultation feedback endorsed the proposed changes to the AFA policy and the alternative arrangements which would save resources without compromising on fire safety.

Read the full report submitted to the Lancashire Combined Fire Authority’s Planning Committee.

Thank you to everyone who participated.