Fire

New initiative to engage multicultural communities.(College news)

The FSC Community Safety Support Centre (CSSC) is developing a new training initiative to support UK F&RSs promoting community fire safety within ethnic and multicultural communities.

The College invited a number of organisations, with experience in diverse community work, to attend a series of workshops to help develop the initiative --the first of which took place on 19 April. The team of specialists includes the National Community Fire Safety Centre (NCFSC), the Neighbourhood Renewal Unit, the Commission for Racial Equality, the Fire Brigade Union and representatives from a number of UK F&RSs. Collectively, they will be responsible for devising an educational programme to address the issue of targeted community fire safety. …

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