Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service

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Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service logo.jpg
Operational area
Country  England
County  Northamptonshire
Agency overview
Chief Fire Officer Darren Dovey
Facilities and equipment
Stations 22
Official website

The Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service is the fire and rescue service covering the county of Northamptonshire in the English East Midlands.


The Northamptonshire Fire Brigade and the separate Northampton Borough Fire Brigade were created in 1948 by the Fire Services Act 1947. In 1974 the Northampton FB was merged with Northamptonshire FB to create the present service.

Fire Stations/Appliances[edit]

Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
M01 The Mounts Wholetime 1x WrL, 1x LiRU, 1x COV
M02 Towcester Retained 1x WrL, 1x WrC
M03 Woodford Halse Retained 1x WrL
M04 Daventry Day Crewed/Retained 2x WrL, 1x CIV, 1x RIV, 1x ICCU*, 1x IRU*
M05 Long Buckby Retained 1x WrL, 1x IIV
M06 Guilsborough Retained 1x WrL, 1x CRV
M07 Brixworth Retained 1x WrL
M08 Brackely Retained 1x WrL, 1x IIV
M09 Moulton Wholetime/Retained/ 1x WrL, 1x ARP, 1x CIV, 1x PM* for: 1x BASU, 1x WelFU, 1x GPP
M10/M28 Mereway Wholetime 1x WrL, 1x HRT, 1x WRU+IrbT
M11 Kettering Wholetime/Retained 2x WrL, 1x IIV, 1x PM* for Pods: 1x WrC, 1x BFU
M12 Corby Wholetime 1x WrL, 1x ARP, 1x PM+HVP*, 1xPM+HVHL*
M13 Rothwell Retained 1x WrL
M14 Oundle Retained 1x WrL
M15 Thrapston Retained 1x WrL, 1x IIV
M16 Raunds Retained 1x WrL, 1x IIV
M17 Burton Latimer Retained 1x WrL
M18 Desborough Retained 1x WrL, 1x IIV
M19 Earls Barton Retained 1x WrL
M20/M28 Wellingborough Wholetime/Retained 2x WrL, 1x WRU/ARU, 1x WRU+IrbT
M21 Irthlingborough Retained 1x WrL, 1x CRV
M22 Rushden Day Crewed/Retained 1x WrL

Fire Appliance Glossary/Call signs[edit]

  • Pump (WrL): P1/P2
  • Aerial Rescue Pump (ARP): P6
  • Rapid Intervention Vehicle (RIV): L1
  • Cobra Intervention Vehicle (CIV): L2
  • Water Carrier (WrC): W1
  • Prime Mover (PM) + High Volume Pump (HVP): T8
  • Prime Mover (PM) + Double Hose Layer Unit (HVHL): T9
  • Initial Intervention Vehicle (IIV): R1
  • Heavy Rescue Tender (HRT): R1
  • Line Rescue Unit (LiRU): R2
  • Water Rescue Unit + Inshore Rescue Boat (WRU+IrbT): B1/B2
  • Water Rescue Unit/Animal Rescue Unit (WRU/ARU): R1
  • Co-Responder Vehicle (CRV): V1
  • Incident Command & Control Unit (ICCU): C1
  • Community Outreach Vehicle (COV): C1
  • Prime Mover (PM): T2


  • Water Carrier (WrC)
  • Bulk Foam Unit (BFU)
  • Breathing Apparatus Support Unit (BASU)
  • Welfare Unit (WelFU)
  • General Purpose Pod (GPP)

CBRN Response:

Incident Response Unit (IRU): H9