North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

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North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service area
Area North Yorkshire (administrative county) & City of York, England
HQ Thurston Road Northallerton DL6 2ND
Stations 38
Co-responder No
Chief Fire Officer Nigel Hutchinson
Deputy Chief Fire Officer Chris Anderson
Fire authority North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority
Website North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service covering the seven districts of administrative county of North Yorkshire: Craven, Harrogate, Hambleton, Richmondshire, Ryedale, Scarborough, Selby; as well as the unitary authority of City of York. The ceremonial county of North Yorkshire also includes the boroughs of Stockton-on-Tees (south of the river), Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland however these are covered by the Cleveland Fire Brigade. The service is divided into eight groups related to the above districts[1]


The FRS has a total of 38 fire stations, The majority of these are crewed by staff on the retained duty system (RDS), with the minority being wholetime. Unlike other fire and rescue services in the United Kingdom, this FRS has two volunteer fire stations which are crewed fully by volunteers. Currently there are:

  • 4 Wholetime Shift fire stations
  • 7 wholetime Day-crewed stations
  • 25 RDS stations
  • 2 Volunteer-crewed stations
  • 1 Headquarters and training centre[2]
Location Type Appliances Registrations
Acomb Wholetime 2 RP YJ59 FLE, NX53 AYY
Harrogate Wholetime 2 RP, 1 ALP, 1 ISU YJ58 PZS, YJ58 PZT, X142 AAJ, N612 WPY
Scarborough Wholetime 2 RP, 1 ALP YJ57 BZC, YJ57 BZD, YJ07 ZFZ
York Wholetime 2 RP, 1 ALP YJ60 EKM, YJ60 EKN, YD52 TWW
Malton Day Crewed 2 RP, 1 ISU YJ57 BZE, N822 WPY, YJ53 BZC
Northallerton Day Crewed 2 RP, 1 CU YJ58 PZV, NX55 AVN, N756 YEF
Richmond Day Crewed 1 RP, 1 ISU YJ57 BZF, YJ53 BZB
Ripon Day Crewed 2 RP, 1 HRU YJ60 EKO, YJ56 EHB, NX03 JZK
Selby Day Crewed 2 RP YJ60 EKL, YJ56 EHC
Tadcaster Day Crewed 2 RP, 1 HRU, 1 WB YJ58 PZU, NU52 RHA, NX03 JZL, R512 MPY
Whitby Day Crewed 1 RP YJ59 FLF
Bedale Retained 1 RP NU52 RGY
Bentham Retained 1 RP NU52 RGZ
Boroughbridge Retained 1 RP, 1 WB NX53 AYZ, R513 MPY
Colburn Retained 1 RP NX54 DKK
Danby Retained 1 RP L797 GVN
Easingwold Retained 1 RP, 1 E/R T957 MEF, NX53 AZD
Filey Retained 1 RP NX54 DKN
Grassington Retained 1 RP P109 FEF
Hawes Retained 1 RP X133 AAJ
Helmsley Retained 1 RP NX53 AYW
Huntington Retained 1 RP NX54 DKJ
Kirkbymoorside Retained 1 RP V781 DAJ
Knaresborough Retained 1 RP YJ59 FLC
Leyburn Retained 1 RP P110 FEF
Lythe Retained 1 RP NU52 RGX
Masham Retained 1 RP V782 DAJ
Pickering Retained 1 RP T958 MEF
Reeth Retained 1 RP NX51 LYZ
Robin Hoods Bay Retained 1 RP M654 RVN
Settle Retained 1 RP NX51 LYW
Sherburn Retained 1 RP NX53 AYV
Skipton Retained 1 RP NX55 AVO
Stokesley Retained 1 RP NX55 AVM
Summerbridge Retained 1 RP L796 GVN
Thirsk Retained 1 RP YJ56 EHD
Goathland Volunteer 1 4x4 YJ03 UGV
Lofthouse Volunteer 1 4x4 YJ08 NPZ


  • Rescue Pump
  • Aerial Ladder Platform
  • Incident Support Unit
  • Command Unit
  • Heavy Rescue Unit
  • Water Bowser
  • Equipment / Rec. Unit
  • Land Rover 4x4

Incidents and statistics[edit]

The FRS receives a total number of 19,000 emergency calls each year, as well as this the service also deals with 9,000 incidents a year.[3]

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