Rod Hammerton

Chief Fire Officer

Principal responsibilities:

  • Overall Responsibility for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Finance
  • Strategy

The Officers Group, headed by the Chief Fire Officer, comprises of three teams that collectively provide a core support function to Shropshire and Wrekin Fire and Rescue Authority. The department is responsible for ensuring that Members of the Fire Authority are able to deliver upon their commitments and principles of effective Corporate Governance as defined within their Code of Corporate Governance which is updated annually.