Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service

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An Optare Metrorider being used for fire training by the Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service in 2010.

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service which covers the area of Northumberland, England.


Fire Stations/Appliances[edit]

Amble fire station
Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
N01 Pegswood Wholetime/Retained/Cross Crewed* 3x WrL, 1x FFU, 1x L4V, 1x SWRU, 1x ICCU*, 2x PM* for: HVP, HVHL, FMU
N04 West Hartford Wholetime/Retained/Cross Crewed* 2x WrL, 1x L4V, 1x SRU, 1x IRU*
N05 Ponteland Retained/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x L4V+LPU*
N06 Prudhoe Retained 1x WrL, 1x FFU
N07 Hexham Wholetime/Retained/Cross Crewed* 2x WrL, 1x L4V, 1x SWRU
N08 Allendale Retained 1x WrL, 1x L4V
N09 Haydon Bridge Retained 1x WrL, 1x L4V
N10 Haltwhistle Retained 1x WrL, 1x FFU
N11 Bellingham Retained 1x WrL, 1x FFU
N12 Rothbury Retained 1x WrL, 1x FFU
N13 Wooler Retained 1x WrL, 1x FFU, 1x L4V
N14 Berwick Wholetime/Retained/Cross Crewed* 2x WrL, 1x SWRU, 1x L4V+LPU*
N14/N15 Holy Island Unstaffed 1x WrL (Crewed by N14 or N15)
N15 Belford Retained 1x WrL, 1x FFU
N16 Seahouses Retained 1x WrL
N17 Alnwick Retained 2x WrL, 1x L4V
N18 Amble Retained 1x WrL, 1x FFU

Fire Appliance Glossary/Callsigns[edit]

  • Water Ladder (WrL): P1/P2/P3
  • Fire Fogging Unit (FFU): F1
  • Wildfire Unit (WFU): M1
  • Specialist Rescue Unit (SRU): R1
  • Swift Water Rescue Unit (SWRU): T5
  • Incident Command & Control Unit (ICCU): C1
  • Light 4x4 Vehicle (L4V): T1
  • Light 4x4 Vehicle + Lighting & Pump Unit (L4V+LPU): T1
  • Prime Mover + High Volume Hose Layer (PM+HVHL): T8
  • Prime Mover + High Volume Pump (PM+HVP): T9
  • Prime Mover + Flood Management Unit (PM+FMU): T8/T9


CBRN Response:

  • Incident Response Unit (IRU): H9

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