Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service
England Police Forces (Lancashire).svg
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service area
Coverage
Area Lancashire
Size 3,709 km2 (1,432 sq mi)
Population 1,451,500
Operations
HQ Garstang Road, Fulwood, Preston
Staff +1,500[1]
Stations 39
Chief Fire Officer Chris Kenny
Deputy Chief Fire Officer Justin Johnston
Fire authority Lancashire Combined Fire Authority
Website www.lancsfirerescue.org.uk

The Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service is the county-wide, statutory emergency fire and rescue service for the Shire county of Lancashire, England.

Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service is made up of 6 Area Commands as follows: Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western, Central and Pennine. Within these areas there are 18 wholetime, 17 retained and 4 day crewed stations providing Lancashire with 24hr fire cover.

A fire engine of the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service in Preston

Fire Stations[edit]

Northern Command[edit]

Station Callsign Duty System Station Name Station Address
11 Wholetime Lancaster Cable Street, Lancaster
12 Wholetime/Retained Morecambe Westgate, Morecombe
13 Retained Bolton-Le-Sands By-Pass Road, Bolton-Le-Sands
14 Retained Carnforth Market Street, Carnforth
15 Retained Silverdale Emesgate Lane, Silverdale
16 Retained Hornby Main Street, Hornby
18 Retained Garstang Green Lane West, Garstang
32 Wholetime/Retained Fleetwood Radcliffe Road, Fleetwood
33 Retained Preesall Sandy Lane, Preesall

Western Command[edit]

Station Callsign Duty System Station Name Station Address
30 Wholetime Blackpool Forest Gate, Blackpool
31 Wholetime Bispham Red Bank Road, Bispham, Blackpool
34 Retained Wesham Fleetwood Road, Wesham
35 Retained Lytham Station Road, Lytham
36 Day Manned/Retained St. Annes St. Andrew's Road North, St. Annes
37 Wholetime South Shore St. Annes Road, Blackpool

Central Command[edit]

Station Callsign Duty System Station Name Station Address
50 Wholetime Preston Blackpool Road, Preston
52 Day Manned Fulwood Garstang Road, Fulwood
53 Wholetime/Retained Bamber Bridge Cuerden Way, Bamber Bridge
55 Day Manned Leyland Broadfield Drive, Leyland
57 Wholetime Penwortham Leyland Road, Lower Penwortham

Southern Command[edit]

Station Callsign Duty System Station Name Station Address
51 Wholetime/Retained Ormskirk Aughton Street, Ormskirk
54 Retained Chorley Weldbank Lane, Chorley
54 Wholetime and USAR Chorley Washington Hall, Chorley
56 Wholetime/Retained Skelmersdale Tanhouse Road, Skelmersdale
58 Retained Tarleton Hesketh Lane, Tarleton

Eastern Command[edit]

Station Callsign Duty System Station Name Station Address
59 Retained Longridge Whittingham Road, Longridge
70 Wholetime/Retained Hyndburn Hyndburn Road, Church
71 Wholetime Blackburn Byrom Street, Blackburn
72 Retained Great Harwood Off Water Street, Great Harwood
76 Wholetime/Retained Darwen Union Street, Darwen
91 Retained Clitheroe Princess Avenue, Clitheroe

Pennine Command[edit]

Station Callsign Duty System Station Name Station Address
73 Day Manned Bacup Pennine Road, Bacup
74 Wholetime/Retained Rawtenstall Queens Square, Rossendale
75 Retained Haslingden Ryefield Avenue, Haslingden
90 Wholetime Burnley Belvedere Road, Burnley
92 Retained Padiham Clough Street, Padiham
93 Retained Barnoldswick Wellhouse Road, Barnoldswick
94 Wholetime/Retained Nelson Bradley Street, Nelson
95 Retained Earby Dale View, Earby
96 Retained Colne Craddock Road, Colne

Fire Appliance Profile[edit]

  • 57x Pumps
  • 4x Aerial Ladder Platforms (ALP)
  • 4x 4X4 General Purpose Vehicles (GPV)
  • 1x General Purpose Vehicle (GPV) with 1x Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB)
  • 3x Command Support Units
  • 2x Personnel Carrier Vehicles (PCV)
  • 2x Incident Response Units (IRU)
  • 5x Prime Movers for:
  • 2x Environmental Protection Units (HAZMAT/EPU)
  • 2x Breathing Apparatus Pods
  • 2x Foam Tender Pods
  • 1x Major Incident Support Unit
  • 1x High Volume Pumping Unit (HVPU)

Urban Search and Rescue

  • 1x Rope Rescue Unit (RRU)
  • 1x Search and Rescue Dog Unit
  • 4x Prime Movers for:
  • 5x USAR Pods

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.lancsfirerescue.org.uk/lfrs/home/default.php

External links[edit]

Official Website