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Options Summary
 
Option 1 - Station closures
 
Option 2 - Station closures and removal of all third fire engines
 
Option 3 - Station closures, removal of all third and some second fire engines
 
Option 4 - Station closures, removal of all third and some second fire engines and change of status to day crewing
 
Option 5 - Station closures, removal of all third and some second fire engines, change of status to day crewing and change of status of second fire engine to on-call at night only
 
Option 6 - Station closures, removal of all third and some second fire engines, change of status to day crewing, change of status of second fire engine to on-call at night only and introduction of day-crewed roving fire engines
 
Option 7 - Mix and match option, to include any combination of the elements used in the other options.
 
Option elements and affected stations 
 
Station closures Appledore, Ashburton, Budleigh Salterton, Colyton, Kingston, Porlock, Topsham, Woolacombe
Third fire engine removal Bridgwater, Taunton, Torquay, Yeovil
Second fire engine removal Crediton, Lynton, Martock, Totnes
Change of status to day crewing Barnstaple, Exmouth, Paignton
Change of status of second fire engine to on-call at night only Brixham, Chard, Dartmouth, Frome, Honiton, Ilfracombe, Okehampton, Sidmouth, Tavistock, Teignmouth, Tiverton, Wellington, Wells, Williton
Introduction of six day crewed roving fire engines Mobile fire engines crewed by day duty firefighters in areas of greater risk across Devon and Somerset
 
 

Consultation Questions
 
Supporting documents
 
Below are a number of supporting documents which you may find useful:
 
• Fire and Rescue Plan 2018 - 2022
• Integrated Risk Management Plan 2018 - 2022
• Station Data Tables
• Community Impact Assessment
• Station infographics
• Risk modelling information
• Fire Authority Meeting papers 28.06.19
 
These documents can be viewed on the DSFRS website:
 
 
Paper versions will also be available at the public drop-in exhibitions or on request (contact
details can be found at the back of this document) 
 

Question 1a. With regards to option 1, to what extent do you think this is a good solution for the people of Devon and Somerset?
 
Please use the scale below to rate your response, with zero being poor and ten being excellent.


Question 1a. Please use the box below to tell us which elements of this option you favour and which elements you do not favour and your reasons why.


Question 1b. With regards to option 2, to what extent do you think this is a good solution for the people of Devon and Somerset?
 
Please use the scale below to rate your response, with zero being poor and ten being excellent.
 


Question 1b. Please use the box below to tell us which elements of this option you favour and which elements you do not favour and your reasons why.


Question 1c. With regards to option 3, to what extent do you think this is a good solution for the people of Devon and Somerset?
 
Please use the scale below to rate your response, with zero being poor and ten being excellent.
 


Question 1c. Please use the box below to tell us which elements of this option you favour and which elements you do not favour and your reasons why.


Question 1d. With regards to option 4, to what extent do you think this is a good solution for the people of Devon and Somerset?
 
Please use the scale below to rate your response, with zero being poor and ten being excellent.


Question 1d. Please use the box below to tell us which elements of this option you favour and which elements you do not favour and your reasons why.


Question 1e. With regards to option 5, to what extent do you think this is a good solution for the people of Devon and Somerset?
 
Please use the scale below to rate your response, with zero being poor and ten being excellent.
 


Question 1e. Please use the box below to tell us which elements of this option you favour and which elements you do not favour and your reasons why.


Question 1f. With regards to option 6, to what extent do you think this is a good solution for the people of Devon and Somerset?
 
Please use the scale below to rate your response, with zero being poor and ten being excellent.


Question 1f. Please use the box below to tell us which elements of this option you favour and which elements you do not favour and your reasons why.


Question 1g. With regards to option 7 (mix and match), please tell us in more detail in the box below, which elements from the other six options you would like to combine to develop the future service model. You can tell us in more detail specific stations or fire engines from the list on the cover of this document that you would like to include or not include. But please state your reasons for this.


Question 2Do you think any of these options will have an impact on you, someone you know or your community?


Question 2. Please provide reasons for your answer in the box below.


Question 3. Are there any other comments you wish to make on the proposed options?
 
Please tell us in the box below


Information about you
 
So we can identify if there are any differences in responses by different interest groups, it is
important that we know which you fall into. We may associate comments with organisations,
all other reporting will be anonymous.


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Please tell us the first part of your postcode. (e.g. EX14)
 
This will help us to understand views in different areas
 

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