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 Appliances
11 Wholetime Lancaster Cable Street, Lancaster 2x WrL, 1x CSU, 1x PCV
12 Wholetime/Retained Morecambe Westgate, Morecombe 2x WrL, 1x ALP, 1x IRU
13 Retained Bolton-Le-Sands By-Pass Road, Bolton-Le-Sands 1x WrL
14 Retained Carnforth Market Street, Carnforth 1x WrL
15 Retained Silverdale Emesgate Lane, Silverdale 1x WrL
16 Retained Hornby Main Street, Hornby 1x WrL
18 Retained Garstang Green Lane West, Garstang 1x WrL
32 Wholetime/Retained Fleetwood Radcliffe Road, Fleetwood 2x WrL
33 Retained Preesall Sandy Lane, Preesall 1x WrL

Western Command[edit]

Station Callsign Duty System Station Name Station Address Appliances
30 Wholetime Blackpool Forest Gate, Blackpool 2x WrL, 1x ALP
31 Wholetime Bispham Red Bank Road, Bispham, Blackpool 1x WrL
34 Retained Wesham Fleetwood Road, Wesham 1x WrL
35 Retained Lytham Station Road, Lytham 1x WrL
36 Day Manned/Retained St. Annes St. Andrew's Road North, St. Annes 2x WrL
37 Wholetime South Shore St. Annes Road, Blackpool 1x WrL, 1x PM+EPU

Central Command[edit]

Station Callsign Duty System Station Name Station Address Appliances
50 Wholetime Preston Blackpool Road, Preston 2x WrL, 1x ALP, 1x PM+MISU, 1x PM+BASU
52 Day Manned Fulwood Garstang Road, Fulwood 1x WrL, 1x CSU
53 Wholetime/Retained Bamber Bridge Cuerden Way, Bamber Bridge 2x WrL
55 Day Manned Leyland Broadfield Drive, Leyland 1x WrL
57 Wholetime Penwortham Leyland Road, Lower Penwortham 1x WrL, 1x GPV+IRB

Southern Command[edit]

Station Callsign Duty System Station Name Station Address Appliances
51 Wholetime/Retained Ormskirk Aughton Street, Ormskirk 2x WrL
54 Retained Chorley Weldbank Lane, Chorley 1x WrL, 1x GPV, 1xPM+BFU, 1xPM+HVPU
99 Wholetime and USAR Chorley Washington Hall, Chorley 1x RRU, 4x PM, 5x USAR Pods, 1x SAR Dog Unit
56 Wholetime/Retained Skelmersdale Tanhouse Road, Skelmersdale 2x WrL, 1x PCV
58 Retained Tarleton Hesketh Lane, Tarleton 1x WrL

Eastern Command[edit]

Station Callsign Duty System Station Name Station Address Appliances
59 Retained Longridge Whittingham Road, Longridge 1x WrL
70 Wholetime/Retained Hyndburn Hyndburn Road, Church 2x WrL, 1x ALP
71 Wholetime Blackburn Byrom Street, Blackburn 2x WrL, 1x CSU
72 Retained Great Harwood Off Water Street, Great Harwood 1x WrL
76 Wholetime/Retained Darwen Union Street, Darwen 2x WrL, 1x GPV, 1xGPV+Softrack Vehicle
91 Retained Clitheroe Princess Avenue, Clitheroe 2x WrL

Pennine Command[edit]

Station Callsign Duty System Station Name Station Address Appliances
73 Day Manned Bacup Pennine Road, Bacup 2x WrL
74 Wholetime/Retained Rawtenstall Queens Square, Rossendale 2x WrL
75 Retained Haslingden Ryefield Avenue, Haslingden 1x WrL
90 Wholetime Burnley Belvedere Road, Burnley 2x WrL, 1x PM, for 1x BASU, 1xEPU, 1x PM+HVPU, 1x IRU
92 Retained Padiham Clough Street, Padiham 1x WrL
93 Retained Barnoldswick Wellhouse Road, Barnoldswick 1x WrL
94 Wholetime/Retained Nelson Bradley Street, Nelson 2x WrL
95 Retained Earby Dale View, Earby 1x WrL
96 Retained Colne Craddock Road, Colne 2x WrL

Fire Appliance Abbreviations[edit]

  • Pump (WrL)
  • Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP)
  • 4X4 General Purpose Vehicle (GPV)
  • General Purpose Vehicle (GPV) with Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB)
  • General Purpose Vehicle (GPV) with Softrack Vehicle
  • Command Support Unit (CSU)
  • Personnel Carrier Vehicle (PCV)
  • Incident Response Unit (IRU)
  • Prime Mover (PM)

Pods:

  • Environmental Protection Units (EPU)
  • Breathing Apparatus Support Unit (BASU)
  • Bulk Foam Unit (BFU)
  • Major Incident Support Unit (MISU)
  • High Volume Pumping Unit (HVPU)

Urban Search and Rescue:

  • Rope Rescue Unit (RRU)
  • Search and Rescue Dog Unit
  • Prime Movers (PM)
  • USAR Pods

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Official Website