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|Chief Fire Officer||Mark Hardingham|
|Facilities and equipment|
Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service covering Suffolk in East Anglia, England.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.
|Station Callsign||Station Name||Duty System||Appliances|
|S01||Ipswich East||Wholetime/Retained/Cross-Crewed*||2x WrL, 1x WrT, 1x ALP, 1x OSU*, 1x IRU* 1x FESU|
|S02||Woodbridge||Retained||1x WrL, 1x CSU*|
|S03||Ipswich (Princes Street)||Wholetime/Retained/Cross-Crewed*||1x WrL, 1x ERPT, 1x MOG*|
|S04||Holbrook||Retained/Cross-Crewed||1x WrL, 1x PM+MDD*, 1x PM+MDR*|
|S09||Leiston||Retained||1x PRT, 1x WrC|
|S12||Reydon & Southwold||Retained||1x WrL|
|S15||Beccles||Retained||1x WrL, 1x CSV|
|S16||North Lowestoft||Retained||1x WrL|
|S21||Needham Market||Retained||1x WrT|
|S25||Sudbury||Retained||1x WrL, 1x PRT|
|S26||Long Melford||Retained||1x WrL|
|S28||Haverhill||Day-Crewed/Retained||1x WrT, 1x PRT, 1x FESU 1x BFU*|
|S30||Bury St. Edmunds||Wholetime/Retained/Cross-Crewed*||2x WrL, 1x CARP, 1x ERPT, 1x WRU*, 1x MPV+IRBt*|
|S32||Ixworth||Retained||1x WrL, 1x CSV*|
|S35||Newmarket||Day-Crewed/Retained||1x WrL, 1x PRT, 1x WrC|
|S36||Lowestoft South||Wholetime/Retained/Cross-Crewed*||2x WrL, 1x ERPT, 1x WRU*, 1x MPV+IRBt*, 1x MOG*|
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Firefighting in Suffolk, Saward G., Lavenham Press, 1998