Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service
Operational area
Country  United Kingdom
Country  England
County  Derbyshire
Agency overview
Chief Fire Officer Terry McDermott
Facilities and equipment
Stations 31
Official website

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service for the county of Derbyshire, England.


The Fire Services Act 1947 created two brigades for Derbyshire - the County Borough of Derby Fire Brigade and the Derbyshire Fire Service. In 1974, local government reorganisation led to the creation of a single organisation for the county - Derbyshire Fire Service. The word 'rescue' was added to the title in the early 1990s to reflect the changing responsibilities of the service.[1]


Ilkeston fire station

There are 31 fire stations currently in operation with the service, consisting of:


There are a total of 58 front-line fire engines used by the Service, located at all of the stations. The specialist appliance fleet consists of (with stations they are based at in brackets):

See also



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