Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service which covers the area of Northumberland, England.

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service
Operational area
CountryEngland
CountyNorthumberland
Agency overview
Employees462
Annual budget£14.1 million
Fire chiefPaul Hedley
Website
www.northumberland.gov.uk/fire.aspx Edit this at Wikidata
An Optare Metrorider being used for fire training by the Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service in 2010.

Fire stations/appliancesEdit

 
Amble fire station

The service's fire stations, which are crewed by wholetime firefighters, retained firefighters, or a combination of the two, are listed below.[1] Some of the stations are shared with other organisations.

Station Duty system[1] Appliances[1] Shared site[1]
Allendale Retained fire appliance, multi-purpose 4x4 vehicle Sure Start
Alnwick Retained 2x fire appliances,multi-purpose 4x4
Amble Retained fire appliance, multi-purpose 4x4 vehicle North East Ambulance Service
Belford Retained fire appliance, multi-purpose 4x4 vehicle
Bellingham Retained fire appliance, multi-purpose 4x4 vehicle
  • Northumbria Police
  • Sure Start
Berwick Wholetime / Retained 2x fire appliances, multi-purpose 4x4 vehicle, swift water rescue team, animal rescue equipment, decontamination shower, air shelter, explosimeter, oversized drums for safely dealing with chemical incidents
Haltwhistle Retained fire appliance, multi-purpose 4x4 vehicle
Hexham Wholetime / Retained 2x fire appliances, multi-purpose 4x4 vehicle, swift water rescue team, animal rescue equipment, decontamination shower, explosimeter, gas detection monitor, oversized drums for safely dealing with chemical incidents, radiation contamination meter
Holy Island Unstaffed (crewed from neighbouring stations) fire appliance
Pegswood Wholetime / Retained 3x fire appliances, multi-purpose 4x4 vehicle, high volume pumping unit, swift water rescue team, flood prevention unit, incident support unit, animal rescue equipment, environmental protection equipment, oversized drums for safely dealing with chemical incidents, radiation contamination meter
  • Northumberland National Park mountain rescue team.
  • Northumberland Probation Service
  • Sure Start
Ponteland Retained fire appliance, multi-purpose 4x4 vehicle, Betsy water pumping unit
Prudhoe Retained fire appliance, multi-purpose 4x4 vehicle North East Ambulance Service
Rothbury Retained fire appliance, multi-purpose 4x4 vehicle Sure Start
Seahouses Retained fire appliance, multi-purpose 4x4 vehicle Sure Start
West Hartford Wholetime 2x fire appliances, multi-purpose 4x4 vehicles, multi-purpose vans, multiple light support vehicles, minibus, fire investigation unit, incident response unit, snow plough and gritter units, wildfire unit, specialist rescue unit, animal response equipment, dams and portable reservoirs, decontamination shower, air shelter, crowd barriers, forklift truck, oversized drums for safely dealing with chemical incidents, radiation contamination meter North East Ambulance Service & Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service headquarters
Wooler Retained fire appliance, multi-purpose 4x4 vehicle Sure Start

The fire station at Haydon Bridge (N09) closed in 2016.

 
Northumberland Fire appliance

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Our fire stations". Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service. Retrieved 12 June 2021.

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