Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service


Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service

Infobox UK Fire and Rescue
name= Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (Staffordshire Combined Fire Authority)
area= Staffordshire
start= 1974
population= approx 2 million
size= 2000 km²
staff=
stations= 30
HQ= Stone
FA= Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Combined Fire Authorty Chief Fire Officer : PETER DARTFORD QFSM MIFireE
Chief Fire Officer= : Peter Dartford QFSM MIFireE


web= [http://www.staffordshirefire.gov.uk]

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service responsible for fire protection, prevention, intervention and emergency rescue in the county of Staffordshire and unitary area of Stoke on Trent.

The brigade functions under the control of the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority a joint-authority made up of councillors from several areas of the county.

Organisation

The brigade is run under the command of the Chief Fire Officer (currently Peter Dartford) and an executive board, and provides emergency response from 30 strategically located fire stations, divided into nine area commands

These are:

Staffordshire Moorlands | Stoke-on-Trent | Newcastle Under Lyme | Stafford | East Staffordshire | South Staffordshire | Cannock Chase | Lichfield | Tamworth

Fire stations

The fire service has 30 fire stations. The majority are Retained Duty stations, the rest consist of full time or day crewing stations.

|Abbots Bromley|Ashley|Barton Under Needwood|Biddulph|Brewood|Burslem|Burton|Cannock|Chase Terrace|Cheadle|Codsall|Eccleshall|Gnosall|Hanley|Ipstones|Kidsgrove|Kinver|Leek|Lichfield|Longton|Longnor|Newcastle|Penkridge|Rugeley|Stafford|Stone|Tamworth|Tutbury|Uttoxeter|Wombourne

Fire appliances

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service operates over 50 front line fire engines, including a number of specialist aplliances such as hydraulic platforms.

References

See also

* Fire service in the United Kingdom
* Staffordshire Police
* West Midlands Ambulance Service

External links

* [http://www.staffordshirefire.gov.uk]


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