West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

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West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service
Operational area
Country  United Kingdom
Country  England
County Template:FlagIWest Sussex
Agency overview
Employees ~1,000
Facilities and equipment
Stations 28
Website
Official website

The West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service is statutory fire and rescue service for the administrative county of West Sussex, England. It is part of West Sussex County Council. The county as of January 2011 has 28 fire stations.

Fire Stations/Appliances[edit]

Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
W01 Worthing Wholetime/Retained 3x WrL, 1x ALP, 1x HRT
W02 East Preston Retained 1x WrL 1x FESU
W03 Lancing Retained 1x WrL
W05 Shoreham Day Manned/Retained/Cross Crewed* 2x WrL, 1x L4T, 1x BASU*, 1x CRV
W06 Arundel Retained 1x WrL
W07 Littlehampton Wholetime/Retained 2x WrL
W08 Crawley Wholetime 2x WrL, 1x L4T, 1x HRT
W09 Partridge Green Retained 1x WrL
W10 Horley Wholetime 1x OSU, 1x MRV, 1x HLU, 2x TRU 5x PM+5x USAR Pods, 1x IRU, 2x IrbT
W11 Steyning Retained 1x WrL
W12 Horsham Wholetime/Retained/Cross Crewed* 3x WrL, 1x L4T, 1x ALP, 1x HRT, 1x BASU*
W13 Billingshurst Retained 1x WrL
W14 Storrington Retained 2x WrL, 1x L4T, 1x IrbT
W15 Selsey Retained 1x WrL, 1x L4T
W16 East Wittering Retained 1x WrL, 1x L4T, 1x IrbT
W17 Chichester Wholetime/Retained/Cross Crewed* 2x WrL, 1x L4T, 1x HRT, 1x BASU*
W19 Midhurst Retained 1x WrL, 1x L4T
W20 Bognor Regis Wholetime/Retained/Cross Crewed* 2x WrL, 1x L4T, 1x CSU* 1x OSU*
W21 Petworth Retained 1x WrL, 1x L4T, 1x WrC
W22 Turners Hill Retained 1x WrL
W23 East Grinstead Day Manned/Retained 2x WrL, 1x L4T
W24 Haywards Heath Day Manned/Retained/Cross Crewed* 2x WrL, 1x CSU*, 1x ICCU* 1x FESU
W25 Burgess Hill Day Manned/Retained 2x WrL, 1x WrC
W26 Henfield Retained 1x WrL
W28 Hurstpierpoint Retained 1x WrL

Fire Appliance Glossary/Callsigns[edit]

  • Water Rescue Ladder (WrL): P1/P2/P3
  • Light 4x4 Tender (L4T): M1
  • Water Carrier (WrC): W1
  • Hose Layer Unit (HLU): W2
  • Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP): A1
  • Heavy Rescue Tender (HRT): R1
  • Technical Rescue Unit (TRU): R5/R6
  • Inshore Rescue Boat (IrbT): B1/B2
  • Incident Command & Control Unit (ICCU): C1
  • Command Support Unit (CSU): C2
  • Breathing Apparatus Support Unit (BASU): S1
  • Operational Support Unit (OSU): S2
  • Fire & Emergency Support Unit (FESU): S6
  • Multi-Role Vehicle (MRV): T1
  • Fire Investigation Support Unit (FISU): F1
  • Co-Responder Vehicle (CRV): V1


CBRN Response:

  • Incident Response Unit (IRU): H9


Urban Search & Rescue (USAR):

  • Prime Mover (PM): T5/T6/T7/T8/T9

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]

Other West Sussex emergency services[edit]

External links[edit]