Position Statements

As a fully contributing member of the National Fire Chiefs Council, Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service supports and adopts a number of position statements, listed below:

Unwanted Lift Rescues Guidance PDF Document

Unwanted Lift Rescues

(PDF, 241KB, 2 pages)

This procedure launched on 1st April 2020 and aims to reduce the numbers of lift rescues NFRS attends within Nottinghamshire.


Suppression Systems Position Statement PDF

Suppression Systems Position Statement

(PDF, 360KB, 3 pages)

This statement advocates the use of suppression systems in commercial premises.


Stay Put Policy PDF

Stay Put Policy

(PDF, 263KB, 1 page)

In response to the investigation into the Grenfell tragedy, the National Fire Chiefs Council have issued advice for those implementing a Stay Put Policy.


Simultaneous Evacuation Guidance PDF Document

Simultaneous Evacuation Guidance

(PDF, 36 pages)

Technical guidance from the National Fire Chiefs Council on arrangements to support a temporary change to the evacuation strategy in purpose-built blocks of flats during short periods of increased risk.


Sleepover Guidance PDF Document

Sleepover Guidance

(PDF, 131KB, 1 pages)

After rising numbers of reports of sleepovers in premises that do not have adequate fire precautions in place, NFRS have issued guidance for those planning a sleepover.


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