Defend your Fire and Rescue Service
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England is now the only part of the U.K. where Fire and Rescue Authorities are not given a statutory duty to respond to flooding incidents
In recent years, as a result of campaigning by the Fire Brigades Union, governments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have all agreed a formal expectation for fire and rescue services to attend floods.
This helps fire and rescue services, other emergency services and the government as a whole to plan effectively and reduce risk to life and property.