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Fire Service’s new Risk and Resource Model

Zoë Metcalfe, your Police Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire and York, is currently considering proposals for the Fire Service’s new Risk and Resource Model, which sets out how the Service would seek to deploy its people, equipment, and resources.

The proposed changes aim to ensure communities get the services they need to help them be safe and feel safe in North Yorkshire and the City of York.

Commissioner Zoë would like the public’s views on these proposed changes before she decides on whether to implement them and so is encouraging everyone to visit for more information and to and complete the survey.

Please could you help publicise our consultation by using the materials available on the links below:


Download, Print Out and Pin Up a Poster

Please help us to reach the public with this information by displaying this poster in your community/place of work/newsletters.

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Zoë Metcalfe, your Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner for #NorthYorkshire & #York wants to hear your views on the proposed changes to @NorthYorksFire could deploy its people, equipment & resources

Complete the survey

Risk and Resource Model Proposals video

Commissioner Zoë has made a video explaining the proposed changes she is considering:

Risk and Resource Model Proposals 

These are the proposed changes to Fire and Rescue resource across North Yorkshire and York based on an extensive assessment of risk, undertaken by the Fire and Rescue Service.

Press release

This contains information about the three-month consultation period with a quote from Commissioner Zoë.

Public consultation events

Zoë and her team are holding events across North Yorkshire districts to discuss the proposals, including events in Huntington, Harrogate, and Scarborough where there are specific proposals. A full timetable of events is available on our website.

Online survey

Commissioner Zoë is encouraging members of the public to have their say on the proposed changes to Fire and Rescue Services by completing an online survey.

Frequently asked questions

FAQ’s surrounding the proposed changes will be updated throughout the public consultation period.

Please follow our social media channels:

Nextdoor: Office of the North Yorkshire Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

Thank you.

Amanda Bowers

Community Engagement Officer

Office of the North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner


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