- the Fire Service responded to:
- 1,201 emergency calls
- 67 accidental dwelling fires
- 117 road traffic collisions
- average emergency response time was 10.2 minutes
- 79 people were rescued from fires and other emergencies
There were 1,201 fire and non-fire emergency responses in 2016, of which 492 (41%) were false alarms.
Non-fire emergencies include:
- hazardous material incidents
- height rescues
- emergency effect entry
- industrial accidents
The prevention team aims to lower levels of fire and associated harm and loss through helping people to understand and manage risk.
The majority of information is delivered through media channels.
The protection team enforce fire safety and petroleum laws and regulations.
It provides support and technical advice on licensing, pyrotechnics, and planning and building matters.
Protection activity (2016)
|Fire certificates renewed||150|
|Events fire safety||58|
|Building application reports||49|
|Places of refreshment reports||28|
|Fire certificate alterations||25|
|Planning application reports||25|
|Explosives importation licences||20|
|Fire safety consultations||20|
|Fire reports issued||8|
|Fire safety concerns||7|
|Explosives retail reports||6|
Source: Jersey Fire and Rescue Service
Further reading: Jersey Fire and Rescue Service