Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service

Last updated
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service logo.jpg
Operational area
CountryFlag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom
Country Flag of England.svg  England
County County Flag of Suffolk.svg  Suffolk
Agency overview
Chief Fire Officer Mark Hardingham
Facilities and equipment
Stations 35
Website
Official website

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service covering Suffolk in East Anglia, England. [1] It was formed in 1948 as the Suffolk & Ipswich Fire Service, before changing after the 1974 Local Government Review to 'Suffolk Fire Service'. Following the 2004 Fire & Rescue Services Act, the service name was changed to Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service to better reflect its role.

Contents

Fire Stations/Appliances

Station CallsignStation NameDuty SystemAppliances
S01Ipswich EastWholetime/Retained/Cross-Crewed*2x WrL, 1x WrT, 1x ALP, 1x OSU*, 1x IRU* 1x FESU
S02WoodbridgeRetained1x WrL, 1x CSU*
S03Ipswich (Princes Street)Wholetime/Retained/Cross-Crewed*1x WrL, 1x ERPT, 1x MOG*
S04HolbrookRetained/Cross-Crewed1x WrL, 1x PM+MDD*, 1x PM+MDR*
S05FramlinghamRetained1x WrL
S06FelixstoweRetained2x WrL
S07OrfordRetained1x WrT
S08AldeburghRetained1x WrL
S09LeistonRetained1x PRT, 1x WrC
S10SaxmundhamRetained1x WrT
S11WrenthamRetained1x WrT
S12Reydon & SouthwoldRetained1x WrL
S13HalesworthRetained1x WrL
S14BungayRetained1x WrT
S15BecclesRetained1x WrL, 1x CSV
S16North LowestoftRetained1x WrL
S18StradbrokeRetained1x PRT
S19EyeRetained1x WrT
S20DebenhamRetained1x WrT
S21Needham MarketRetained1x WrT
S22StowmarketRetained1x PRT
S23HadleighRetained1x WrT
S24NaylandRetained1x WrL
S25SudburyRetained1x WrL, 1x PRT
S26Long MelfordRetained1x WrL
S27ClareRetained1x WrL
S28HaverhillDay-Crewed/Retained1x WrT, 1x PRT, 1x FESU 1x BFU*
S29WickhambrookRetained1x WrL
S30Bury St. EdmundsWholetime/Retained/Cross-Crewed*2x WrL, 1x CARP, 1x ERPT, 1x WRU*, 1x MPV+IRBt*
S31ElmswellRetained1x WrL
S32IxworthRetained1x WrL, 1x CSV*
S33BrandonRetained1x WrT
S34MildenhallRetained1x WrL
S35NewmarketDay-Crewed/Retained1x WrL, 1x PRT, 1x WrC
S36Lowestoft SouthWholetime/Retained/Cross-Crewed*2x WrL, 1x ERPT, 1x WRU*, 1x MPV+IRBt*, 1x MOG*

Fire Appliance Glossary/Callsigns


CBRN Response:

Notable Incidents

See also

Related Research Articles

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service

The Surrey Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service for the County of Surrey, England, with 24 fire stations. It comes under the administrative and legislative control of Surrey County Council, who fund the service by collecting a precept via council tax, and from central government funds, known as a grant settlement.

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) is the statutory fire and rescue service for Northern Ireland. The NIFRS is overseen by the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service Board, which in turn is subordinate to the Department of Health. NIFRS has a workforce of around 2,230 personnel.

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service is the fire and rescue service for the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire in England, including the unitary authorities of Bedford, Central Bedfordshire, and Luton.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service covering the county of Devon and the non-metropolitan county of Somerset in South West England. The service does not cover the unitary authorities of North Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset, which are covered by the Avon Fire and Rescue Service. It is the fifth largest fire and rescue service in the United Kingdom.

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS) is the statutory fire and rescue service for the county of Essex in the east of England, and is one of the largest fire services in the country, covering an area of 1,338 square miles and a population of over 1.7 million people.

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.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) is the statutory fire and rescue service for the county of Hampshire, on the south coast of England. The service's chief fire officer is Neil Odin.

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service serving the county of Warwickshire in the West Midlands region of England.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service

The Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service covering Shropshire, including Telford and Wrekin, in the West Midlands region of England.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service

The Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is the fire and rescue service covering the Welsh principal areas of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Powys and Swansea.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service is the fire and rescue service covering the ten Welsh principal areas of Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Monmouthshire, Newport, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Torfaen and Vale of Glamorgan.

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service is the fire and rescue service which covers Leicestershire and Rutland, including the unitary authority of Leicester.

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service, is the Local Authority Fire Service serving the ceremonial county of Buckinghamshire. It comprises the four districts of Buckinghamshire – Aylesbury Vale, Chiltern, South Bucks and Wycombe – and the unitary authority of Milton Keynes.

Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) is the statutory fire and rescue service for the county of Hertfordshire, England. The county consists of 634 square miles and a population of over 1.1 million.

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service covering Nottinghamshire in the East Midlands of England.

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service for the Shire county of Cumbria, England. Of the 38 fire stations, there are six wholetime. 2-day crewed and 30 retained. Since 2012 the headquarters are at Penrith next to the headquarters of Cumbria Constabulary.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) is the statutory fire and rescue service for the county of Norfolk in the east of England. The county consists of around 870,100 people and 2,074 square miles.

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service fire and rescue service in Staffordshire, England

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service responsible for fire protection, prevention, intervention and emergency rescue in the county of Staffordshire and unitary authority of Stoke-on-Trent. The county has a population of 1,126,200 and covers a total area of 2,260 sq km. Staffordshire shares the majority of its border with Derbyshire, Cheshire, West Midlands (County) and Shropshire; although, in much shorter stretches, the county also butts up against Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service

Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service covering the Isle of Wight off the south coast of England.

Fire appliances in the United Kingdom

Fire appliances used by the fire service in the United Kingdom fit into several distinct categories and perform a wide range of general and specialised roles.

References

  1. "Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service homepage". www.suffolk.gov.uk. Retrieved 2017-01-01.
  2. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1303877/Suffolk-train-crash-Tanker-driver-arrested-level-crossing-collision.html
  3. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10594804
  4. http://www.eadt.co.uk/news/ipswich_suffolk_patient_almost_died_as_fire_alarm_was_ignored_eight_times_1_1748189
  5. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-20372271>
  6. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-34173892

Firefighting in Suffolk, Saward G., Lavenham Press, 1998