Understanding risk in our communities – a request for information

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service are seeking your views and support to help them understand the current and future risks our communities face.

Like many organisations, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service has a range of statutory responsibilities they need to undertake in order to manage the risk to our communities.

At the same time, they have broadened their offer to partners wherever they can as they recognise there are some complex issues, such as reducing the impact of mental health, that require leaders to work together to solve some difficult societal problems.

As such, they are undertaking a regular strategic review of the risks they might face in the future and what the future landscape might look like in terms of infrastructure as well as societal trends.

This will be reflected in a Community Risk Management Plan (CRMP), formerly known as an Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP), which will run from April 2022 until 2027.

Before developing the draft CRMP, they are gathering views from people and partners across Devon and Somerset. These views will give an understanding of what you and residents feel are local risks that need to be considered as well as perceptions of the fire and rescue service and its role within our counties.

Please help by completing the survey