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

2022 - 2023 Consultation

Every year we consult with you about our CRMP and our plans for the year ahead. This year's consultation document summarises the CRMP and explains what we would like your opinion on this year. You can read this at the link below:

You can print this and return it to us or ask us for a copy.

We also ask these questions using our our online survey which is at this link below:

An accessible version of our Consultation Booklet can be found at the link below:

Community Risk Profile

An accessible version of the Community Risk Profile is available on request.

Our Strategies

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

Station Plans

Links to the district profiles 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