Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

The Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service is the county-wide, statutory emergency fire and rescue service for the Shire county of Lancashire, England and also includes the unitary authorities of Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service
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Operational area
Country United Kingdom
Country England
County Lancashire
Agency overview[1]
Employees+1,500
Chief Fire OfficerJustin Johnston
Facilities and equipment
Stations40 (Including USAR at Chorley)
Website
Official website

Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service is made up of 6 Area Commands as follows: Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western, Central and Pennine. Within these areas there are 18 wholetime, 17 retained and 4 day crewed stations providing Lancashire with 24hr fire cover.

Fire Stations/AppliancesEdit

 
Fleetwood Fire Station

Northern AreaEdit

Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
L11 Lancaster Wholetime/On Call 1x WrL, 1x WrT
L12 Morecambe Day Crewing Plus/On Call/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x WrT, 1x ALP*
L13 Bolton-Le-Sands On Call 1x WrL
L14 Carnforth On Call 1x WrL
L15 Silverdale On Call 1x WrL
L16 Hornby On Call 1x WrL
L18 Garstang On Call 1x WrL
L32 Fleetwood Day Crewing Plus/On Call 1x WrL, 1x WrT
L33 Preesall On Call 1x WrT

Western AreaEdit

 
Blackpool Fire Station
Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
L30 Blackpool Wholetime/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x WrT, 1x ALP*
L31 Bispham (Blackpool) Day Crewing Plus 1x WrL
L34 Wesham On Call 1x WrL
L35 Lytham On Call 1x WrL
L36 St. Annes Day Crewing Plus/On Call/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x WrT, 1x LiRU*
L37 South Shore (Blackpool) Wholetime/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x PM+EPU*

Central AreaEdit

 
Preston Fire Station
Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
L50 Preston Wholetime/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x WrT, 1x ALP*, 2x PM*, 1x BASU*, 2x BFU*, 1x MiSU*
L52 Fulwood Day Crewed/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x CSU*
L53 Bamber Bridge Day Crewing Plus/On Call 1x WrL, 1x WrT
L55 Leyland Day Crewed 1x WrL
L57 Penwortham Day Crewing Plus/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x MPV+IRB*

Southern AreaEdit

 
Ormskirk Fire Station
Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
L51 Ormskirk Day Crewed/On Call 1x WrL, 1x WrT
L54 Chorley Day Crewing Plus/On Call 1x WrL, 1x WrL
L99 USAR Crewed by crews from Chorley and Bamber Bridge 1x LiRU*, 3x PM*, 5x Pods*, 1x SDU*
L56 Skelmersdale Day Crewing Plus/On Call 1x WrL, 1x ATS
L58 Tarleton On Call 1x WrL

Eastern AreaEdit

 
Blackburn's former Fire Station
Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
L59 Longridge On Call 1x WrL
L70 Hyndburn Wholetime/On Call/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x WrT, 1x ALP*
L71 Blackburn Wholetime/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x WrT, 1x ATS 1x CSU*
L72 Great Harwood On Call 1x WrL
L76 Darwen Day Crewing Plus/On Call/Cross Crewed 1x WrL, 1x WrT, 2x L4V*
L91 Clitheroe On Call 1x WrL, 1x WrT

Pennine AreaEdit

 
Burnley's former Fire Station
Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
L73 Bacup Day Crewed/On Call 1x WrL, 1x WrT
L74 Rawtenstall Day Crewing Plus/On Call/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x WrT, 1x FlbdV+StV*
L75 Haslingden On Call 1x WrL
L90 Burnley Wholetime/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x WrT, 2x PM*, 1x EPU*, 1x HVP*, 1x HVHL*, 1x IRU*
L92 Padiham On Call 1x WrL
L93 Barnoldswick On Call 1x WrL
L94 Nelson Day Crewing Plus/On Call 1x WrL, 1x WrT
L95 Earby On Call 1x WrL
L96 Colne On Call 2x WrL

Fire Appliance Glossary/CallsignsEdit

FrontlineEdit

  • Water Rescue Ladder 13.5M Ladder (WrL): P1
  • Water Rescue Tender 9M Ladder (WrT): P2
  • Aerial Tower Stinger (ATS): P1

Special ServicesEdit

  • Light 4x4 Vehicle (L4V): M1
  • Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP): A2
  • Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV): M1
  • Multi Purpose Vehicle + Inshore Rescue Boat (MPV+IrbT): T2
  • Flatbed Vehicle + Softrack Vehicle (FlbdV+StV): T1
  • Command Support Unit (CSU): C1
  • Prime Mover + Environmental Protection Unit (PM+EPU): T9
  • Prime Mover + Breathing Apparatus Support Unit (PM+BASU): T2
  • Prime Mover + Bulk Foam Unit (PM+BFU): T1/T2
  • Prime Mover + Major Incident Support Unit (PM+MISU): T1
  • Prime Mover + High Volume Pumping (PM+HVP): T8
  • Prime Mover + High Volume Hose Layer (PM+HVHL):


CBRN Response:

  • Incident Response Unit (IRU): H9


Urban Search and Rescue (USAR):

  • Line Rescue Unit (LiRU): R1/R2
  • Search & Rescue Dog Unit (SDU): R9
  • Prime Movers (PM): T6/T7/T8

USAR 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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

Official Website