South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue is the statutory fire and rescue service for the area of South Yorkshire, England. The service covers the areas of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield.[1] In 2020, Alex Johnson was appointed its Chief Fire Officer.[2]

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue
South Yorkshire Fire logo.jpg
Operational area
Country England
CountySouth Yorkshire
Agency overview
Chief Fire OfficerAlex Johnson
Facilities and equipment
Official website
Chief Fire Officer Alex Johnson


South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue officer fighting a fire at a reclamation yard in July 2013

Currently the service operates 21 fire stations across the county, 17 of which are staffed on a wholetime basis, with the remaining four staffed by on-call retained firefighters. [3]

The stations can be found in:[3]

Station Name Duty System Appliances
Barnsley Wholetime/Day Crewed 1 WrL (24/7), 1 WrL (0700-1900)
Cudworth Wholetime/Retained 1x WrL, 1x SFU
Penistone Retained 1x WrL, 1x WU
Tankersley Wholetime 1x HRP, 1x PM+HVP, 1x PM+HL
Doncaster Wholetime 2x WrL, 1x TL
Adwick-le-Street Wholetime 1x HRP
Askern Retained 1x WrL
Edlington Wholetime 1x WrL, 1x WrU
Rossington Retained 1x WrL, 1x SFU
Thorne Wholetime 1x WrL
Rotherham Wholetime 1 WrL (24/7), 1 WrL (0700-1900), 1x DIM
Dearne Wholetime 1x HRP, 1x WrL
Maltby Wholetime 1x WrL
Aston Park Wholetime 1x WrL, 1x PM+HVP
Sheffield Central Wholetime 2x WrL
Birley Moor Wholetime/Retained 2x WrL, 1x DU
Elm Lane Wholetime 1x WrL
Lowedges Wholetime 1x WrL
Parkway Wholetime 1x HRP, 1x TL
Rivelin Wholetime 1x WrL
Stocksbridge Retained 1x WrL


  • Water Rescue Ladders (WrL)
  • Heavy Rescue Pump HRP
  • Turntable Ladder (TL)
  • Water Rescue Unit (WrU)
  • Water Unit (WU)
  • Decontamination Unit (DU)
  • Prime Mover + High Volume Pump (PM+HVP)
  • Prime Mover + Hose Layer (PM+HL)
  • Small Fire Unit (SFU)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Districts of the service/area covered". Archived from the original on 29 January 2007. Retrieved 4 February 2007.
  2. ^ Mills, Alex (15 November 2019). "Alex Johnson appointed South Yorkshire's Chief Fire Officer". South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue. Retrieved 12 March 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Status of FRS fire stations". Archived from the original on 13 February 2007. Retrieved 4 February 2007.

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