Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service

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Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service
Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service.jpg
Operational area
Country  England
County  Buckinghamshire
Agency overview
Employees 683
Chief Fire Officer Jason Thelwell
Facilities and equipment
Stations 20
Website
Official website

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service, is the Local Authority Fire Service serving the ceremonial county of Buckinghamshire. It comprises the four districts of Buckinghamshire – Aylesbury Vale, Chiltern, South Bucks and Wycombe – and the unitary authority of Milton Keynes.

Fire Stations/Appliances[1][2][edit]

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service operates 20 fire stations, of which six are crewed day and night (wholetime), four are day-crewed (on station everyday, 09:00 to 18:00 and respond from their homes in the night) the remainder are crewed by on call firefighters who live near to their fire station and can arrive there within five minutes of a call being received. Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service also operate a pool of "flexi-firefighters" who fill in gaps in wholetime crewing.[3]

Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
JC11 Great Holm Wholetime / On Call* 1x RP, 1x TL, 1x WT*
JC12 Bletchley Wholetime / On Call* 1x RP, 1x WT*, 1x FESS*
JC13 Broughton Wholetime / On Call* 1x RP, 1x WT*, 1x OSU*
JC14 Newport Pagnell Day Crewed 1x RP, 1x WRU
JC15 Olney On Call 1x WT
JC21 Aylesbury Wholetime / On Call* 2x RP, 1x WT*, 1x OSU*, 1x ICCU*, 1x SEU*
JC22 Buckingham Day Crewed / On Call* 1x RP, 1x WT*
JC23 Winslow On Call 1x RP
JC24 Brill On Call 1x WT
JC25 Waddesdon On Call 1x WT
JC26 Haddenham On Call 1x RP
JC29 Aylesbury (USAR) Wholetime 3x PM for 5x USAR Pods
JC31 Amersham Day Crewed / On Call* 1x RP, 1xWT
JC32 Chesham On Call 1x RP
JC33 Great Missenden On Call 1x RP
JC41 High Wycombe Wholetime / On Call* 2x RP, 1x TL, 1x WT*
JC42 Princes Risborough On Call 1x RP, 1x FT
JC43 Stokenchurch On Call 1x RP
JC44 Marlow On Call 1x RP, 1x OSU
JC51 Beaconsfield Wholetime / On Call* 1x RP, 1x WRU, 1x WT*
JC52 Gerrards Cross Day Crewed 1x RP

Fire Appliance Glossary/Callsigns[edit]

  • Rescue Pump P1/P2
  • Water Tender P1/P2/P4
  • Turntable Ladder (TL): A8
  • Water Rescue Unit (WRU): B5
  • Special Equipment Unit (SEU): S61
  • Operational Support Unit (OSU): S6
  • Incident Command & Control Unit (ICCU): C7
  • British Red Cross Fire and Emergency Support Service (FESS): S7

Urban Search and Rescue (USAR):

  • Prime Mover (PM): T6/T7/T8

Pods:

  • Module 1 - Technical Search Equipment
  • Module 2 - Heavy Transport, Confined Space & Hot Cutting
  • Module 3 - Breaching & Breaking Equipment
  • Module 4 - Multi Purpose Vehicle
  • Module 5 - Shoring Operations

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