East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service

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East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service
East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service.png
Operational area
Country  United Kingdom
Country  England
County  East Sussex
Agency overview
Employees ~800
Chief Fire Officer Des Prichard
Facilities and equipment
Stations 24
Website
Official website

The East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service for the county of East Sussex and city of Brighton and Hove. It is funded via the Council Tax.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service has 24 fire stations.

Fire Stations/Appliances[edit]

Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
X92 Hove Wholetime/Cross Crewed* 1x ERP, 1x WrL, 1x PM* for 1x HVP, 1x HVHL, 1x SCM
X91 Preston Circus Wholetime 1x ERP, 1x WrL, 1x ALP
X90 Roedean Wholetime 1x ERP
X93 Eastbourne Wholetime/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x CARP, 1x IRU*
X76 Hastings, Bohemia Rd Wholetime 1x ERP, 1x ALP, 1x FESU
X75 The Ridge Wholetime 1x ERP, 1x L4T
X88 Barcombe Retained 1x ERP
X89 Lewes Wholetime/Retained/Cross Crewed* 1x ERP, 1x WrL, 1x TRU*
X87 Newhaven Wholetime/Retained/Cross Crewed* 1x ERP, 1x WrL, 1x BFU*, 1x MIV*
X86 Seaford Retained 1x ERP, 1x L4T
X72 Battle Wholetime/Retained/Cross Crewed* 1x ERP, 1x WrL, 1x TRU*, 1x RRU*
X73 Bexhill Wholetime/Retained/Cross Crewed* 1x ERP, 1x WrL, 1x RRU*, 1x ICU
X71 Broad Oak Retained 1x ERP
X74 Burwash Retained 1x ERP
X70 Rye Retained 1x ERP, 1x WrL
X83 Crowborough Day Crewed/Cross Crewed* 1x ERP, 1x WrL, 1x L4T, 1x ARU*
X85 Forest Row Retained 1x ERT
X80 Hailsham Retained 1x ERP
X82 Heathfield Retained 1x ERP, 1x L4T
X79 Herstmonceux Retained 1x ERP
X81 Mayfield Retained 1x ERP
X77 Pevensey Retained 1x ERP
X84 Uckfield Day Crewed/Retained/Cross Crewed* 1x ERP, 1x WrL, 1x WrC*, 1x DRT*
X78 Wadhurst Retained 1x ERP, 1x L4T

Fire Appliance Glossary/Callsigns[edit]

  • Extended Rescue Pump (ERP): P1/P5
  • Water Tender Ladder (WrL): P4
  • Combined Aerial Rescue Pump (CARP): P6
  • Water Carrier (WrC): W1
  • Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP): A6
  • Incident Command Unit (ICU): C1
  • Light 4x4 Tender (L4T): M1
  • Technical Rescue Unit (TRU): R1
  • Rope Rescue Unit (RRU): R2
  • Animal Rescue Unit (ARU): R3
  • Bulk Foam Unit (BFU): S1
  • Duel Role Truck (DRT): S1
  • Marine Response Vehicle (MRV): S2
  • Fire & Emergency Support Unit (FESU): S6
  • Prime Mover (PM): T9

pods:

  • High Volume Pump (HVP)
  • High Volume Hose Layer (HVHL)
  • Strategic Command Module (SCM)


CBRN Response:

  • Incident Response Unit (IRU): H9

References[edit]

See also[edit]

Other East Sussex Emergency Services[edit]