West Midlands Fire Service are consulting on their services

West Midlands Fire Service wants feedback on their services from all members of the community, with links on their website for public feedback, Fire Service partner organisations and staff.

The 2023 consultation is an opportunity for the public, partners, and staff to share their valued views and opinions on the services provided.

The consultation will feed into future plans and priorities for services provided across the West Midlands region - spamming from emergency response, fire safety, community safety and the raft of services provided by the country's second largest Fire & Rescue Service.

West Midlands Fire Service is the second largest fire and rescue service in England, covering an area of 902 square kilometres which include areas with the highest risk in England outside of London, covering the seven local authority areas of Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton.

It includes areas with the highest risk in England outside of London, presenting a range of socio-economic and health and wellbeing challenges. The service operates 38 fire stations across the West Midlands with 1,164 firefighters.

The West Midlands is home to a diverse and multi-cultural population of more than 2.9 million people, living in 1,190,943 homes. Council Tax payers across the West Midlands conurbation will contribute £54m of the £119m needed to fund West Midlands Fire Service in the financial year ahead, with the rest coming from Government and a share of West Midlands business rates.

To feedback on the consultation click here and follow the instructions online. The consultation is open until 11 September.


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