Membership of the Fire Sector Federation is open to any organisation able to demonstrate a legitimate interest in the built, natural, fire and rescue service or national resilience environments.

Current members include trade bodies such as the Fire Industry Association, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection and the British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association; enforcement and firefighter representatives including the Chief and Assistant Chief Fire Officers’ Association, the Fire Brigades’ Union, the Association of Building Engineers and the Building Control Alliance; fire safety organisations such as the Fire Protection Association, the Institute of Fire Safety Managers and the Institution of Fire Engineers; as well as equipment manufacturers and other service providers from the fire sector.

Why join?

Membership of the FSF gives your organisation the opportunity to influence future fire policy. It brings you into direct contact with Government, regulators and enforcement authorities, fire safety and firefighting professionals, equipment manufacturers and installers and representatives from all industry sectors affected by fire legislation and standards.

FSF members meet in general forum every two months, while individual workstreams meet at regular intervals as their work necessitates.

Benefits at a glance

 The FSF offers your organisation the opportunity to:

  • Raise and discuss issues and concerns relating to fire in the built, natural, fire and rescue service or national resilience environments
  • Network with fire professionals from all sectors of the industry
  • Influence future fire policy and industry best practice and offer views and guidance in your own particular field of expertise
  • Receive information on the latest guidance  and best practice from across the fire sector
  • Access and comment on working papers and developing guidance through the FSF’s dedicated online Member area (currently in development)
  • Place a profile of your organisation on the FSF website, with direct links to your own site
  • List your organisation’s guidance or services in the FSF’s online information portal (currently in development)

How to join

Full membership costs £750 per annum.

If you are an individual or small business, Associate membership costs £300 per annum, which gives you access to all of the member benefits but without voting rights.

For further information about the FSF, why not come along to the next Forum meeting and see how it works?  Otherwise, visit the FSF website:; or contact: +44 (0)1608 812543; email:


Becoming a member

For further information on joining the FSF, the requirements and the cost of membership, please contact: