The Government has provided the fire and rescue services with the support they need to tackle the Moorland fires. This includes providing specialist capabilities, including high volume pumps.
Fire and rescue services have the resources they need to do their important work. Overall fire and rescue authorities will receive around £2.3 billion in 2018/19. In 2018/19, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Authority will receive £53.9 million in core spending power. This is an increase of 0.9% compared with 2017/18. In addition, at March 2017, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Authority held £36.5 million in reserves, equivalent to 68.5% of core spending power.