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.

Our 3 year strategic plan

2021 Consultation

Please read this year's consultation document:

Our Strategies

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

Community Risk Profile

District profiles

Links to the district profiles can be found on 'Your Area' under station information.

HMICFRS have published the 'State of Fire and Rescue 2020'

In the report, the second ever to be produced, 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
Easy Read Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy   
Plan on a Page - Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy


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