The responsive arm of the Service. This high-profile side of our work is conducted by the crews of our 8 frontline fire stations.

Manning 9 fire appliances, our Emergency Rescue Tender (ERT) based at Portlaoise, the Hydraulic Platforms (HP) also based at Portlaoise, and other specialist vehicles – including all-terrain 4 wheel drive vehicles – we attend and tackle a diversity of emergency situations.

Our 72 highly-trained firefighters and officers work from eight fire stations and headquarters and are on call 24hrs a day 365 days a year to respond to your requests for assistance.

Fire & Emergency Operations Plan 2015 (sec 26)


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