Guidance: National co-ordination and advisory framework for the fire service in England

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October 22
16:33 2021

National co-ordination and advisory framework for England

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The national co-ordination and advisory framework (NCAF) provides robust, flexible response arrangements to emergencies that can be adapted to the type and size of an event.

Published 28 September 2015
Last updated 22 October 2021 +show all updates
  1. Guidance updated and now includes reference to Waste Fire, Wildfire and Flood Tactical advisors.

  2. Updated framework document with April 2019 version.

  3. 3rd edition published - sets out a revised approach to the handling of national fire emergencies and sets out the role and responsibilities of the National Fire Chiefs Council regarding the response arrangements to major incidents and wide area emergencies at home and abroad.

  4. First published.

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