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Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service performance

Details about the Fire and Rescue Service's performance.

Values and Culture report and action plan

In March 2023, His Majesties Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) published a report concerning the values and cultures within Fire & Rescue Services in England. This report identified 35 recommendations with a set of timelines recorded against them.

The report:- Values and culture in fire and rescue services (justiceinspectorates.gov.uk)

Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue Service fully accepts the challenges that the sector faces regarding culture and values. We embrace opportunities for improvement, and as such, we have been striving to meet the recommendations within this report.

Community Safety Services - Annual Report 2021-22

The Community Safety Services, Annual Report (pdf format, 4Mb) highlights how we continued to build on lessons learned through 2021-22, to make improvements and develop our prevention and emergency response activities across Oxfordshire. Read about the many activities we were engaged in and how we performed. 

Community Safety Services – Statement of Assurance 2021-22

The Statement of Assurance 2021-22 (pdf format, 1Mb) outlines how we meet our statutory duties and provides assurance on financial, governance and operational matters. This document confirms that we are demonstrating due regard to the requirements in law and the expectations set out in the authorities’ risk management plans. 

HMICFRS Inspection Report 2021-22

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) Inspection Report examines the service’s effectiveness, efficiency and how well it looks after its people. The report is designed to give the public detailed information about how their local fire and rescue service is performing. Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service were pleased to have achieved a Good rating in all three areas of the inspection:

  • Effectiveness – Good
  • Efficiency – Good
  • People – Good

Read the full report (pdf format, 802Kb)