About the Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

We provide emergency response and community safety information services for the citizens of Oxfordshire and those who visit or commute through the area. The Chief Fire Officer is Dave Etheridge.

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Our mission

  • To secure a safer community in Oxfordshire by reducing the incidence of fire through partnerships, education, advice and enforcement
  • To sustain a highly effective, efficient and economic fire and rescue service, with best value at its heart.


Charges for the service

No charge is made for attendance at fires and emergencies with genuine humanitarian risk, but charges are made for certain non-emergency, special services. These rates are subject to annual review. Please see the document below.


CRMP action plan

Details of the strategic direction for future fire and rescue provision in the county.

Customer service

How to send us feedback or make a complaint about the Fire and Rescue Service.


National and local performance indicators.

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Promoting a safer community for everyone through safety education and prevention work

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Equality and inclusion

Equality and inclusion information from the fire service.

Friends of OFRS

How to join the friends and former employees of Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service contact list.

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