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Our Performance 2014/15

Our Operational Crews have We have continued our partnership 
Our biggest challenge for 2015/16 is 

to reduce the number of small fires completed a number of complex with St Helens College, 

caused by anti-social behaviour.
operational exercises within the accommodating 16 public service 

district and in partnership with
students who have become student 

We saw an overall decrease in our neighbouring fire and rescue firefighters, attending practical 

training sessions alongside 
deliberate secondary fires over the 

2014/15 period but, despite this, we firefighters at St Helens and 

witnessed an increase of 31 Key exercising in 2014/15 was volunteering to assist our

incidents over the Bonfire period.
focused on residential property prevention teams to deliver 

fire, water rescue and road traffic interventions to vulnerable people.

collisions in conjunction with 
A new Joint Action Group was 

formed in 2014, the Local Roads Cheshire, Greater Manchester 

Policing Group, to tackle a recent and Lancashire, to reflect the 

rise in road traffic collisions.
need for cross-border 

reinforcement when required.

We, along with police and the 

local authority, are delivering a Priority was also given to specific 

co-ordinated approach to multi-agency collaboration, 

accident reduction within a policy alongside the police and the North 

of education, engineering and West Ambulance Service NHS Trust, 

on such issues as public order 
enforcement solutions.

exercises and interoperability 



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