Service Plans and Strategies

In this section you will learn about the strategies, methods, processes and guidelines that enable us to function effectively, monitor and measure our performance, and provide you with an accountable and transparent service that is continually improving and reflective of your needs.

The publications are available in PDF format below. If you require any of our documents in another language please contact us on 0345 305 8383 to request this.

Our 3 year strategic plan

2023 - 2026 Consultation

Every year we consult with you about our CRMP and our plans for the year ahead. Our consultation is now closed and results can be found at the following link:

Community Risk Profile

Our Annual Report

You can read an accessible version of Annual Report by clicking on the document below:

Our Strategies

Station Plans

Links to our Station Plans can be found on 'Your Area' under station information.

HMICFRS have published the 'State of Fire and Rescue 2021'

The report is an annual assessment of England’s fire and rescue services by Sir Thomas Winsor, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Fire and Rescue Services. You can read the report on the HMICFRS website here

Supporting documentation

Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy

Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy 2021 to 2025

Partnership Register, Category and Frequency January 2019.pdf

A critical evaluation of the methodology employed by the UK Fire and Rescue Service to analyse risk in their local communities

County Durham and Darlington Local Resilience Risk Register