- Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service
Infobox UK Fire and Rescue
name= Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service
size= 1,975.33 km²
BM= William Brown
FA= Warwickshire County Council
web= [http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/fireandrescue Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service]
The service covers an area with a population of 512,700, covering an area of 1,975.33 km². It employs 550 staff and has 19 fire stations with 34 fire engines.
The service is administered by Warwickshire County Council. Its headquarters are based in
Warwickshire fire service was created in 1948 [ [http://www.cwn.org.uk/999/warwickshire-fire-service/press-releases/9811/981124-50years.htm Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service Press Release - 50 Years Of The County Fire Service Warwickshire - 24 November 1998 ] ] by the
Fire Services Act 1947and was originally known as Warwickshire Fire Brigade.
Warwickshire fire service never covered
Coventryor Birminghamwhich had fire brigades of their own. In 1974 it lost area to the newly created West Midlands Fire Service.
2 November, 2007, a large fire at a vegetable warehouse (operated by Wealmoor Ltd) in the village of Atherstone on Stourkilled 4 Warwickshire Fire And Rescue Service firefighters, Ashley Stephens, Darren Yates-Badley, Ian Reid, (who died in hospital), and John Averis. [cite web|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/coventry_warwickshire/7076401.stm|title=Four Firefighters believed dead]
*Full time Stations
*Day Crewing Stations
Bidford on Avon
Henley in Arden
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