West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

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West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service
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West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service area
Coverage
Area West Sussex
Size 383 km2 (148 sq mi)
Population 762,000
Operations
HQ Chichester
Staff +1,000
Stations 28
Chief Fire Officer Sean Ruth
Fire authority West Sussex County Council
Website Official website

The West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service is statutory fire and rescue service for the county of West Sussex, England. It is part of West Sussex County Council. The county as of January 2011 has 28 fire stations.

Station Information[edit]

Appliances In Use:

  • Water Tender Ladder
  • Operational Support Unit
  • Multi-Role Vehicle
  • Incident Response Unit
  • Urban Search And Rescue Vehicle
  • Technical Rescue Unit
  • Aerial Ladder Platform
  • Heavy Rescue Tender
  • Landrover 4x4
  • Breathing Apparatus Support Unit
  • Command Unit
  • Incident Command Unit
  • Bulk Fluid Carrier
  • Water Carrier
  • Rigid Inflatable Boat
District Station Type Apparatus
Eastern Horley Wholetime 1 WtL, 1 OSU, 1 MRV, 1 IRU, 5 USAR, 1 TRU
Central Worthing Wholetime/Retained 3 WtL, 1 ALP, 1 HRT
Eastern Crawley Wholetime/Retained 3 WtL, 1 HRT, 1 4x4
Western Chichester Wholetime/Retained 2 WtL, 1 HRT, 1 BASU, 1 4x4
Horsham Horsham Wholetime/Retained 3 WtL, 1 ALP, 1 HRT, 1 BASU, 1 4x4
Arun Bognor Regis Wholetime/Retained 2 WtL, 1 OSU, 1 CU, 1 4x4
Worthing and Adur Shoreham-by-Sea Day Manned/Retained 2 WtL, 1 BASU, 1 4x4
Mid Sussex Haywards Heath Day Manned/Retained 2 WtL, 1 ICU, 1 CU
Mid Sussex East Grinstead Day Manned/Retained 2 WtL, 1 4x4
Mid Sussex Burgess Hill Day Manned/Retained 2 WtL, 1 BFC
Arun Littlehampton Day Manned/Retained 2 WtL, 1 WC
Worthing and Adur Lancing Retained 1 WtL
Mid Sussex Turners Hill Retained 1 WtL
Mid Sussex Hurstpierpoint Retained 1 WtL
Chichester Petworth Retained 2 WtL, 1 4x4
Chichester Midhurst Retained 2 WtL, 1 4x4
Chichester Selsey Retained 1 WtL, 1 4x4
Chichester East Wittering Retained 1 WtL, 1 4x4, 1 RIB
Horsham Storrington Retained 2 WtL, 1 4x4, 1 RIB
Horsham Partridge Green Retained 1 WtL
Horsham Henfield Retained 1 WtL
Horsham Billingshurst Retained 1 WtL
Horsham Steyning Retained 1 WtL
Arun Arundel Retained 1 WtL
Arun East Preston Retained 1 WtL

Appliances[edit]

West Sussex operate the following front-line appliances:

  • Heavy Rescue Tenders (Scania P270) (JDC)
  • Scania P270 Water Ladder (JDC)
  • Man Water Ladder (JDC)
  • Ford Focus Fire Officers Response Vehicle

See also[edit]

Other West Sussex emergency services[edit]

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