Fire Authority meeting on Thursday 13 June 2024 at 10:30am

We wish to notify you of our next Fire Authority meeting on Thursday 13 June 2024 at 10:30am. The meeting will be held in the Council Chamber, County Hall, East Sussex County Council, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes.

Details of the full agenda can be found here Agenda for Fire Authority on Thursday, 13th June, 2024, 10.30 am – Modern Council (

As you will see this includes an agenda item on the options appraisal for Mayfield Community Fire Station.  The feedback you provided ahead of this meeting has been very useful in shaping this paper, and we would like to thank you again for your input.

We invite members of the public and the press to attend public sessions of its Fire Authority and Panel meetings. If you have any particular requirements, for example if you require wheelchair access or an induction loop, please contact for assistance.

If you are unable to attend, we will contact you again to update you of the outcome of this meeting and we will also update our

About the Fire Authority

The primary duties of the Fire Authority are:-                       

To provide a Fire Service and to ensure its efficiency

To provide the efficient training of members of the Service

To ensure that efficient mobilising and communications arrangements exist

To make arrangements to obtain information needed for firefighting purposes

To make arrangements to ensure that the steps are taken to mitigate damage to property through firefighting

To make arrangements to provide fire safety advice

To make arrangements to give mutual assistance to other Fire Services

To ensure that adequate water supplies are available for firefighting purposes