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The Team

In St Helens we have three fire Our engines are some of the best 

engines and an aerial platform equipped in the country, providing 

spread across our stations in St kit to deal with incidents such as 

Helens, Eccleston and Newton-le- fires, road traffic collisions, water 

Willows. This allows us to meet our rescue, chemical Incidents and 

attendance standards in all areas, rope rescue.

although the closest appliance will 

In the St Helens District, a number 
always be sent to any emergency 

incident. We work with our of partners work alongside 

neighbouring district in Knowsley firefighters at community fire 

as well as the Fire and Rescue stations such as the Health 

Services in Cheshire, Lancashire Improvement Team and Youth 

Offending Team.
and Greater Manchester.

These stations are staffed by 60 Our station at Newton-le-Willows 

firefighters and 12 Watch accommodates firefighters, 

Managers. Our fire engines carry
paramedics and ambulance staff 

a crew of up to four, plus an officer working alongside each other to 

and hold 1,800 litres of water which provide the best levels of service 

can be augmented using 

hydrants. The powerful pumps can 

deliver up to 4,200 litres of water 

per minute.

The aerial platform is based at 

St Helens and can reach up to 

30 metres to rescue or provide 

a water jet.


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