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May 31, 2022

Control measure - National Resilience: Provide enhanced logistics support

Training specification link added

Control measure - Specialist advice

Training specification link updated

Control measure - Additional resources

Training specification link updated


January 04, 2022

Strategic Action - Ensure relevant information on the availability of service resources is made available to operational and the fire control room personnel

Duplicated word replaced with correct word - Personnel

Strategic Action - Ensure relevant information on the availability of service resources is made available to operational personnel and the fire control room personnel

Duplicated word replaced with correct word - Personnel

Strategic Action - Ensure relevant information on the availability of service resources is made available to operational personnel and the fire control room

Duplicated word removed


February 01, 2021

Control measure - National Resilience: Provide enhanced logistics support

MTFA updated to MTA following publication of JOPS


July 28, 2020

Control measure - National Resilience: Provide enhanced logistics support

Strategic Action - Ensure personnel are aware of the types of specialist advice available

Control measure - Specialist advice

Tactical Action - Consider requesting appropriate specialist advice

Strategic Action - Maintain the details of sources of specialist advice and know how to request their attendance

Strategic Action - Develop arrangements and protocols with identified  sources of specialist advice

Tactical Action - Consider requesting external specialist resources appropriate to the type, size and complexity of the incident

Control measure - Specialist resources

Tactical Action -  Consider requesting specialist resources from own or neighbouring fire and rescue services, or partner agencies

Control measure - Specialist resources

Strategic Action - Ensure relevant personnel have an understanding of the National Resilience capabilities

Strategic Action - Where beneficial, include recommended specialist resources in Site Specific Risk Information

Strategic Action - Have arrangements with neighbouring fire and rescue services on the shared use, procurement or availability of specialist resources

Control measure - Specialist resources

Control measure - Additional resources

Tactical Action - Consider the use of a rendezvous point (RVP), strategic holding area (SHA) or multi-agency strategic holding area (MASHA)

Tactical Action - Request sufficient and appropriate additional resources

Strategic Action - Ensure relevant information on the availability of service resources is made available to operational personnel and the fire control room room


June 29, 2020

Hazard - Insufficient resources


February 01, 2019

Hazard - Insufficient resources

Training Spec links now added.

Control measure - Identifying the need for enhanced logistics support

Training Spec link added.

Control measure - Additional resources

Duplicate tactical action removed, see control measure https://www.ukfrs.com/guidance/search/communicate-availability-resources

Control measure - Specialist advice

Training Spec link added.

Control measure - Specialist resource


October 03, 2018

Hazard - Insufficient resources


September 06, 2018

Control measure - Specialist advice

Control measure added under the consolidation process.


March 15, 2018

Control measure - Additional resources

Duplicate tactical action removed, see control measure https://www.ukfrs.com/guidance/search/communicate-availability-resources


March 12, 2018

Control measure - Additional resources

Tactical Action added as agreed at NIF meeting on 21-Feb-18

Tactical Action - ARCHIVED Regularly update fire control rooms on the availability status of appliances and other resources

See tactical action - 12509 Regularly update fire control on the availability status of appliances and other resources - OPS

Tactical Action - ARCHIVED Consider whether appliances, personnel, equipment and other resources can be released from the incident

See tactical action - 12510 Consider whether appliances, personnel, equipment and other resources can be released from the incident - OPS

Tactical Action - Consider requesting the attendance of a competent person, subject matter expert or tactical adviser


February 27, 2018

Control measure - Additional resources

Tactical Action added as agreed at NIF meeting on 21-Feb-18


February 19, 2018

Hazard - Insufficient resources

Hazard - Insufficient resources


September 29, 2017

Tactical Action - Request sufficient resources to implement initial actions, the incident plan and support contingency plan

Tactical action wording revised as agreed at NIF meeting on 27-02-17

Tactical Action - Consider requesting assistance from military agencies

Tactical action wording revised as agreed at NIF meeting on 27-02-17

Tactical Action - Confirm that required agencies have been requested or notified (e.g. Police, Ambulance, environmental agencies)

Tactical action wording revised as agreed at NIF meeting on 27-02-17

Tactical Action - Confirm that required agencies have been requested or notified (e.g. Police, Ambulance, other agencies)

Tactical action wording revised as agreed at NIF meeting on 07-12-16

Tactical Action - Confirm that required agencies have been requested or notified (e.g. Police, Ambulance, other agencies)

Tactical action wording revised as agreed at NIF meeting on 07-12-16


September 18, 2017

Hazard - Insufficient resources

Correcting document type.


September 12, 2017

Hazard - Insufficient resources

Hazard created as part of the consolidation process using elements from Incident command, performing rescues, Fires and firefighting and Wildfire. Approved 30/5/17

Tactical Action - Regularly update fire control rooms on the availability status of appliances and other resources