Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

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Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service
Operational area
Country  United Kingdom
Country  England
County Lancashire
Agency overview[1]
Employees +1,500
Chief Fire Officer Chris Kenny
Facilities and equipment
Stations 39
Website
Official website

The Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service is the county-wide, statutory emergency fire and rescue service for the Shire county of Lancashire, England.

Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service is made up of 6 Area Commands as follows: Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western, Central and Pennine. Within these areas there are 18 wholetime, 17 retained and 4 day crewed stations providing Lancashire with 24hr fire cover.

A fire engine of the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service in Preston

Fire Stations/Appliances[edit]

Northern Command[edit]

Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
L11 Lancaster Wholetime/Cross Crewed* 2x WrL, 1x CSU*, 1x MPV
L12 Morecambe Wholetime/Retained/Cross Crewed* 2x WrL, 1x ALP, 1x IRU*
L13 Bolton-Le-Sands Retained 1x WrL
L14 Carnforth Retained 1x WrL
L15 Silverdale Retained 1x WrL
L16 Hornby Retained 1x WrL
L18 Garstang Retained 1x WrL
L32 Fleetwood Wholetime/Retained 2x WrL
L33 Preesall Retained 1x WrL

Western Command[edit]

Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
L30 Blackpool Wholetime 2x WrL, 1x ALP, 1x MPV
L31 Bispham Wholetime 1x WrL
L34 Wesham Retained 1x WrL
L35 Lytham Retained 1x WrL
L36 St. Annes Day Crewed 2x WrL
L37 South Shore Wholetime/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x PM+EPU*

Central Command[edit]

Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
L50 Preston Wholetime/Cross Crewed* 2x WrL, 1x ALP, 1x PM+MISU*, 1x PM+BASU*
L52 Fulwood Day Crewed/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x CSU*
L53 Bamber Bridge Wholetime/Retained 2x WrL
L55 Leyland Day Crewed 1x WrL
L57 Penwortham Wholetime/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x MPV+IRB*

Southern Command[edit]

Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
L51 Ormskirk Wholetime/Retained 2x WrL
L54 Chorley (R) Retained 1x WrL,
L54 Chorley (W) Wholetime/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x L4V, 1x PM+BFU* 1x PM+HVP*, 1x PM+HVHL*
L99 USAR Wholetime/Retained 2x LiRU, 3x PM+5x Pods, 1x SDU
L56 Skelmersdale Wholetime/Retained 2x WrL, 1x PCV
L58 Tarleton Retained 1x WrL

Eastern Command[edit]

Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
L59 Longridge Retained 1x WrL
L70 Hyndburn Wholetime/Retained 2x WrL, 1x ALP
L71 Blackburn Wholetime/Cross Crewed* 2x WrL, 1x CSU*
L72 Great Harwood Retained 1x WrL
L76 Darwen Wholetime/Retained/Cross Crewed* 2x WrL, 1x L4V, 1x FlbdV+StV*
L91 Clitheroe Retained 2x WrL

Pennine Command[edit]

Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
L73 Bacup Day Crewed 2x WrL
L74 Rawtenstall Wholetime/Retained 2x WrL
L75 Haslingden Retained 1x WrL
L90 Burnley Wholetime/Cross Crewed* 2x WrL, 1x PM+BASU*, 1x PM+EPU*, 1x PM+HVP*, 1x PM+HVHL*, 1x IRU*
L92 Padiham Retained 1x WrL
L93 Barnoldswick Retained 1x WrL
L94 Nelson Wholetime/Retained 2x WrL
L95 Earby Retained 1x WrL
L96 Colne Retained 2x WrL

Fire Appliance Glossary/Callsigns[edit]

  • Water Rescue Ladder (WrL): P1/P2
  • Light 4x4 Vehicle (L4V): M1
  • Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP): A2
  • Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV): M1
  • Multi Purpose Vehicle + Inshore Rescue Boat (MPV+IrbT): T2
  • Flatbed Vehicle + Softrack Vehicle (FlbdV+StV): T1
  • Command Support Unit (CSU): C1
  • Prime Mover + Environmental Protection Unit (PM+EPU): T9
  • Prime Mover + Breathing Apparatus Support Unit (PM+BASU): T2
  • Prime Mover + Bulk Foam Unit (PM+BFU): T1/T2
  • Prime Mover + Major Incident Support Unit (PM+MISU): T1
  • Prime Mover + High Volume Pumping (PM+HVP): T8
  • Prime Mover + High Volume Hose Layer (PM+HVHL): T9


CBRN Response:

  • Incident Response Unit (IRU): H9


Urban Search and Rescue (USAR):

  • Line Rescue Unit (LiRU): R1/R2
  • Search & Rescue Dog Unit (SDU): R9
  • Prime Movers (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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.lancsfirerescue.org.uk/lfrs/home/default.php

External links[edit]

Official Website