Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service

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Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service
Operational area
Country  United Kingdom
Country  England
County Berkshire
Facilities and equipment
Stations 18
Website
Official website

The Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service is a statutory fire and rescue service covering the area of the ceremonial county of Berkshire in England. The fire service was formerly administered by Berkshire County Council, but when that was abolished the service became the responsibility of the Royal Berkshire Fire Authority, made up of representatives from the six unitary authorities of Bracknell Forest Borough Council, Reading Borough Council, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Slough Borough Council, West Berkshire Council, and Wokingham Borough Council.

The service's headquarters are located in Dee Road, in the Reading suburb of Tilehurst. It operates from 18 fire stations across Berkshire.[1][2]

Fire Stations[edit]

Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service operates 18 fire stations, of which 11 are crewed day and night (wholetime) and the remainder are crewed by retained firefighters who live near to their fire station and can arrive there within five minutes of a call being received. The breakdown of stations is as follows:

  • 8 whole time stations
  • 3 whole time/retained stations
  • 7 Retained stations

Breakdown of the different areas and locations of each fire station station number: here

Berkshire Wholetime[edit]

Berkshire Wholetime / Retained[edit]

Berkshire Retained[edit]

Note, the station numbers go up to '20'. Sonning used to be 08 but was closed in 2008 and Cookham was 12 until closure.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RBFRS Home Page". Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service. Retrieved 2008-09-11. 
  2. ^ "RBFRS - About Us". Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service. Retrieved 2008-09-11. 

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