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Jersey Fire and Rescue Service

Jersey Fire and Rescue Service
Jersey Fire and Rescue Service area
Area Jersey
Size 119.4 square kilometres (46.1 sq mi)
Population 97,857
Formed 2000
HQ St Helier
Staff 75 Wholetime / 36 Retained
Stations 2
Co-responder Yes
Chief Fire Officer Mark James
Deputy Chief Fire Officer Paul Brown
Website Jersey Fire and Rescue Service

The Jersey Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service which deals with a broad range of incidents in the Jersey area, including fires, road accidents, emergencies at sea, rescues from height, Clif based operations and incidents involving hazardous substances.[1]

Appliances and fleet

Appliance in attendance at Remembrance Day ceremony in Saint Helier 2011

The service has a total of 29 vehicles in its fleet including appliances, boats, and other vehicles:[2]

  • 8 Fire appliances
  • 1 Aerial ladder platform
  • 1 Rescue unit
  • 1 Specialist equipment vehicle for cliff rescues
  • 1 Multi-role vehicle (foam, support equipment)
  • 1 Command support unit
  • 1 Water carrier
  • 1 Foam or water carrier
  • 2 4x4 Land Rover
  • 1 Duty manager 4x4 command vehicle Honda CRV
  • 6 Duty response / fire safety cars
  • 1 Community safety van
  • 2 Inshore rescue boats
  • 2 Hazmat trailers
  • 1 Hose laying trailer

Inshore rescue

The service is trained and equipped to respond to incidents at sea, and close to shore. This can involve recovering people who have become stranded on rocks which are exposed when the tide is low, and submerged at high-tide.

The service has recently developed its own Inshore Rescue Boat. The Hull is a Humber Base as apposed from the previous D-class lifeboat (EA16) Lifeboat. Fabrication and development included DPM Nautique and FRS Personnel

Cliff rescue

Jersey has many cliffs on its coastline, and the service is able to rescue people from these cliffs using specialised equipment.[3]

See also


  1. ^ Who we are and what we do
  2. ^ Our vehicles
  3. ^ Woman rescued after cliff fall

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