Fire & rescue partners & projects

We work with partners locally, regionally, nationally and internationally to help protect life, property and the environment within Northumberland.

Here you will find information about who we work with locally, and who we share facilities with.

Please click on the links below to find out more about our local partners:

We work with a number of partners in the North East of England, in particular all of the fire and rescue services:

Please click on the links below to find out more about our regional partners:

Here you will find information about our national partners. We are currently working very closely with the following partners on issues related to wildfire:

National Fire Chief’s Council (NFCC)

  • Led by Paul Hedley (CFO), the NFCC’s Wildfire Group provides professional advice to inform government policy on wildfires.
  • It is committed to developing strategic and technical guidance, as well as sharing notable practice in the fire and rescue community.
 

England and Wales Wildfire Forum (EWWF)

Please click here for more information about EWWF.

 

Knowledge for Wildfire (KFWF)

Please click here for more information about KFWF.
Working with international partners to exchange knowledge and good practice has helped us to develop our skills. We have also been involved with co-financed projects which have helped us to purchase better equipment, and much more.

Firefighters Plus

This project is co-financed by the Erasmus+ Programme, and aims to assist firefighters in using their position as positive role models to promote social inclusion within their communities.

Please click here to view the Erasmus+ website.

You can find out more about Firefighters Plus on Facebook and Twitter: Click on the links below for more information about Firefighters Plus partners:

 

IGNIS Project

This is the Initiative for Global Management of Big Fires through Simulation. The project brings together the knowledge and experience of emergency service partners from France, Italy, Portugal, and the United Kingdom.
 
IGNIS was co-financed by the European Commission through its Civil Protection Financial Instrument.
 
Please click here for more information about the Civil Protection Financial Instrument.

You can find out more about IGNIS either on their website, or by contacting Robert Stacey:  
Click on the links below for more information about our IGNIS partners:
This project was delivered between 2014 and 2016, and addressed the need for education and training in relation to natural disasters. It was co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme.

Please click here to view the Erasmus+ website.

Please click on the links below for more information about our E-learning partners: These organisations, as well as Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service, helped to develop E-learning modules for primary and secondary school children, adults, and fire and rescue services.
This project involves partners in the Netherlands, Czech Republic, and the UK. We are working with these partners to improve international response to flooding incidents in Europe.

WATERSAVE II is an ongoing project which builds on the success of project WATERSAVE. It is co-funded by the European Commission.

You can find out more about WATERSAVE by clicking here.