ACT Fire and Rescue

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A.C.T. Fire and Rescue
ACT Fire and Rescue logo.svg
ACT Fire Brigade Emblem
Agency overview
Formed 1913[1]
Jurisdiction Government of the Australian Capital Territory
Employees 330
Agency executive
  • Mr Mark Brown, Chief Officer
Parent agency ACT Emergency Services Agency

The ACT Fire and Rescue (previously known as ACT Fire Brigade) is the urban fire and rescue service for the Australian Capital Territory. It along with the ACT Ambulance Service, ACT State Emergency Service and ACT Rural Fire Service are part of the Australian Capital Territory Emergency Services Agency (formerly the ACT Emergency Services Authority).

By 2011 the ACT Fire and Rescue maintained nine stations with more than 330 staff operating 34 vehicles 2011.[2]

Fire Stations/Apparatus[edit]

Belconnen Fire Station

Station # Station Name Apparatus
1 Fyshwick P1, WT13, Haz20, L35, Tr40, Tr41,
2 Ainslie P2, BA27
3 Phillip P3
4 Belconnen P4, Br31
5 Kambah/Weston Creek P5, LU51, WT53
6 West Belconnen P6, LU61, WT63
7 Chisholm P7, R48, R49
8 South Tuggeranong P8, C82, C88
9 Gungahlin/JESC P9, C92, C98

Fire Apparatus Glossary/(Callsigns)[edit]

  • Pumper: (B1/B2/B5/B6/B7/B8/B9)
  • Heavy Rescue Pumper: (B3/B4)
  • Hazmat Response Vehicle: (H20)
  • Breathing Apparatus Support Vehicle: (B27)
  • Bronto 44m Aerial Platform: (B31)
  • Logistics Vehicle: (B35)
  • Platform on Demand Truck: (B40/B41)
  • Vertical Rescue Vehicle: (B48)
  • Remote Area Road Rescue Vehicle: (B49)
  • CAFS Light Tanker: C82/C92
  • CAFS Heavy Tanker: C88/C98
  • Commander: (CMDR1/CMDR2)
  • Confined Space Rescue Trailer (CSRtr)
  • District Officer: (D7/D8/D9)
  • Bobcat (T190)
  • Light Brush Tanker: (W50/W60)
  • Heavy Tanker (W13/W53/W93)


  • Breathing Apparatus Support (BAS)
  • Breathing Apparatus Accountability & Command (CMD)
  • General Purpose (GP)
  • Mass Decontamination Support (MDS)
  • Rapid Decontamination Support (RDS)
  • Rehabilitation (RHB)
  • Salvage & Ventilation (S/V)
  • Technical Rescue Support (TRS)
  • Tilt Tray (TT)
  • Urban Search & Rescue 1 (USAR1)
  • Urban Search & Rescue 2 (USAR2)
  • Welfare Support (WFS)


  1. ^ "ACT Fire Brigade - History". Retrieved 3 April 2005. 
  2. ^ "History". ACT Emergency Services Agency. 17 December 2013. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 

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