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Environment & Health

Environment and Health risks cover a wide variety of areas from those that we are very familiar with such as Animal Heal...


Weather, its always part of the conversation. We have hot weather, cold weather, wet weather and sometimes even snowy we...


Flooding is something everyone has seen or been impacted by at some point in their lives. Flooding is unfortunately not...

Fire Safety

Fire is one of those risks we are taught about from a young age and something we as a country are getting much better at...

Cyber & Tech

Cyber and technological can be best described as the invisible risks. Its hard to plan for something we actually can't r...


Terrorism is  a frightening consideration to everyone! Unfortunately it is however something we need to be aware of...


Structural risks are not something we consider everyday. We rarely walk around thinking about the risk of ‘this’ collaps...


Sometimes there are risks that might not fit neatly into any category, these include things like stranded passengers and...

LRF in Action

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Check out what Wiltshire and Swindon LRF have been up to recently

Power Outage Planning and National Exercises

Power Outage Planning and National Exercises

Our chance to test Power Outage Scenarios on a big scale with over 200 people involved!

Amesbury Fire -  June 2023

Amesbury Fire - June 2023

In June 2023 a large fire impacted 16 flats in Amesbury requiring a large multi-agency response.

Exercise Inundation

Exercise Inundation

Its not too often we take part in big exercises across multiple boundaries, but sometimes a great opportunity presents its-self!

Spotlight on Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS)

Spotlight on Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS)

If you think that Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service only deals with fires and road traffic collisions, think again!

Spotlight on Wessex 4x4 Response

Spotlight on Wessex 4x4 Response

Wessex 4x4 Response are our local dedicated voluntary 4x4 responders who are always on hand to help with challenging incidents across the patch

Spotlight on RE:ACT

Spotlight on RE:ACT

RE:ACT Disaster Response is an emergency response charity able to provide vital early intervention support to affected UK communities involved in responding to an emergency event.

Hazards / Risks

What is a Risk?

Check out what Risks we have in Wiltshire and Swindon and how we plan and prepare for them

Risk Rating Matrix

Catastrophic (5)
Significant (4)
Moderate (3)
Minor (2)
Insignificant (1)
Low (1)
Medium Low (2)
Medium (3)
Medium High (4)
High (5)