Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service

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Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service area
Area Nottinghamshire
Size 2,160 km2 (830 sq mi)
Population 1,041,300
Formed 1948
HQ Nottingham
Stations 24
Co-responder 5 Stations
Chief Fire Officer Frank Swann
Fire authority Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire & Rescue Authority

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service covering Nottinghamshire (including the unitary authority of Nottingham) in the East Midlands of England.

The City of Nottingham Fire Brigade and the Nottinghamshire Fire Brigade were created under the Fire Services Act 1947.

In 1974 the two brigades were merged. Since 1998 when Nottingham became a separate local government area, the service has been run by a joint fire authority made up of councillors from Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council.

Fire Stations[edit]

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service operates 24 fire stations:

  • 7 Wholetime only fire stations
  • 6 Joint Wholetime/Retained fire stations,
  • 11 Retained fire stations

The Service is divided into 4 Operational Groups:

  • North East - Bassetlaw District (Worksop, Retford, Harworth, Misterton, Tuxford) and Newark & Sherwood District (Newark, Collingham, Southwell
  • North West Mansfield District (Mansfield, Warsop, Blidworth, Edwinstowe) and Ashfield (Ashfield, Hucknall)
  • Nottingham City - Stockhill and Central
  • South - Rushcliffe (West Bridgford, Bingham, East Leake), Gedling (Arnold, Carlton) and Broxtowe (Highfields, Stapleford, Eastwood)