Grampian Fire and Rescue Service

Grampian Fire and Rescue Service

Infobox UK Fire and Rescue
name= Grampian Fire and Rescue Service

area= Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray
start= 1975
population= 525,936 (2001 Census)
size= 3,360 sq. miles
stations= 6 full-time, 33 retained
HQ= Aberdeen
FA= [ Grampian Joint FRB]

web= [ Grampian FRS]

Grampian Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service for the area of Grampian, Scotland. The service provides emergency cover for residential areas, as well as providing it for a local Industrial harbour, oil and gas terminals and a commonly used heliport. [ [ Other areas covered by the FRS (accessed 3 Feb '07)] ]

FRS area

Grampian Fire and Rescue Service covers the geographical areas of the Moray Council, Aberdeenshire Council, and Aberdeen City Council. The population served is around 530,000, rising to around 850,000 in the summer months and tourist seasons. [ [ Area covered the FRS (accessed 3 Feb '07)] ]


The headquarters is located at 19 North Anderson Drive, Aberdeen, AB15 8UB. Additionally, there are six-full time and over thirty part-time fire stations. Currently there are:

* Four full-time stations in Aberdeen, one in Peterhead and one Elgin.
* Retained stations in 33 other towns/villages in the area. [ [ Fire stations/area and status (accessed 3 Feb '07)] ]
* A volunteer unit at Gordonstoun School.

The Grampian Fire and Rescue Service is unusual in operating distinctive white painted fire engines. Other UK fire services operate red painted vehicles.

ee also

* Fire Services in Scotland
* Fire apparatus
* Firefighter
* FiReControl


External links

* [ Grampian Fire and Rescue Service - home page]
* [ Grampian Joint Fire and Rescue Board - home page]


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