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Our Performance 2014/15










Since the introduction of District and During the bonfire period 2014, we were 

Station Plans and in particular for the unable to deliver a reduction in the 


year 2013/14, we have gone to some number of incidents compared to our 

lengths to ensure all of our staff success in 2013. However, the 


understand the direction of travel and collaboration and support of partners 

how their day-to-day activities can throughout the period, we would 


hugely effect the outcomes of our regard as hugely successful, keeping 

local performance indicators (LPIs).
the number of bonfire-related incidents 

attended over the bonfire period as 


As a district, this year we will have low as 36 across the whole of Knowsley 

completed over 5,300 Home Fire Safety in comparison to 24 incidents during 


Checks, with over two thirds being 2013.

completed in medium and high risk 

homes. This focus on higher risk people is Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service 


possible because we now have access (MF&RS) have provided support to 

to a range of data that allows us
Knowsley Chamber of Commerce and 


to direct our resources more effectively. Merseyside Police in reinvigorating the 

To do this we rely on partner "Knowsley Business Watch" scheme, first 


organisations sharing data with us.
in Kirkby and more recently in Huyton 

and Whiston. This has been used as a 

platform to increase our access to 


businesses to improve performance for 

SSRI visits (Site Specific Risk Information), 


Bonfire celebrations, and arson risk 

assessments.

















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