Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service logo.svg
Operational area
CountryEngland
CountyLancashire
Agency overview[1]
Employees+1,500
Chief Fire OfficerJustin Johnston
Facilities and equipment
Stations40 (Including USAR at Chorley)
Website
www.lancsfirerescue.org.uk Edit this at Wikidata

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

Fleetwood Fire Station
Fleetwood Fire Station
Blackpool Fire Station
Blackpool Fire Station
Preston Fire Station
Preston Fire Station
Ormskirk Fire Station
Ormskirk Fire Station
Blackburn's former Fire Station
Blackburn's former Fire Station
Burnley's former Fire Station
Burnley's former Fire Station
Water Rescue Ladder
Water Rescue Ladder
Aerial appliance
Aerial appliance

Performance

In 2018/2019, every fire and rescue service in England and Wales was subjected to a statutory inspection by His Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HIMCFRS). The inspection investigated how well the service performs in each of three areas. On a scale of outstanding, good, requires improvement and inadequate, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service was rated as follows:[2]

HMICFRS Inspection Lancashire 2018/19
Area Rating Description
Effectiveness Good How effective is the fire and rescue service at keeping people safe and secure from fire and other risks?
Efficiency Good How efficient is the fire and rescue service at keeping people safe and secure from fire and other risks?
People Good How well does the fire and rescue service look after its people?

See also

References

  1. ^ "Welcome to the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service". Archived from the original on 22 August 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2006.
  2. ^ "Lancashire 2018/19". Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HIMCFRS). 20 December 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2021.