Our Stations & Appliances

The map opposite shows the location of the Islands seven Fire stations.

Click on the RED dots to see a picture of the station.

 

The following list gives the appliance designation for each station :-

Douglas - Station 1 (Wholetime/Retained)

 

Laxey - Station 2 (Retained)

 

Ramsey - Station 3 (Retained)

 

Kirk Michael - Station 4 (Retained)

 

Peel - Station 5 (Retained)

 

Port Erin - Station 6 (Retained)

 

Castletown - Station 7 (Retained)

3 x Pumps, 2 x ALP, 1 x ERV, 1 x FoT, 3 x GP's, 3 x L6P, 1 x 4x4 pump, 1 x Forklift

1 x Pump, 1 x L6P

1 x Pump, 1 x L6P

1 x Pump, 1 x ResQ

1 x Pump, 1 x ResQ

1 x L6P

1 x Pump, 1 x ResQ

1 x Pump, 1 x L6P

Abbreviation List

 

ALP = Aerial ladder platform

ERV = Enhanced rescue vehicle

FoT = Foam tender

L6P = 6x6 all terrain pump

GP's = General purpose vehicle

ResQ = Rescue pump

4x4 = 4 wheel drive pump

It should be noted that although Ronaldsway airport fire service are not part of the IOM Fire & Rescue Service organisation we do have a very close working relationship with them and carry out regular joint training exercises. I will include pictures of their appliances on a seperate page.

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Ronaldsway Airport Fire & Rescue Service

Douglas station has both wholetime and retained crew assigned to it. The wholetime crew work a 2 x days, 2 x nights, 2 off, 2 on call rota system.   The retained stations still have their original sirens that operate only in daylight hours to alert crew and locals to a "Turnout".     

See the picture on the right.

"Turnout" siren

Pager

(Alerter)

Appliance & Vehicle Callsigns & Designation

Foxtrot Callsign = Fire

First Number = Vehicle Station i.e. 1 = Douglas /HQ

Second Number = Vehicle type (Only for appliances not ancillary vehicles)

 

Douglas Station

 

Foxtrot 1-1 = Duty Pump - Water tender ladder

Foxtrot 1-2 = Second Pump - Water tender ladder

Foxtrot 1-3 = Third Pump - Water tender ladder

Foxtrot 1-4 = ALP 1 - Aerial ladder platform (Volvo / Bronto Skylift F32RL)

Foxtrot 1-5 = ALP 2 - Aerial ladder platform (Volvo / Bronto Skylift F32RL)

Foxtrot 1-7 = Foam Carrier (FoT)

Foxtrot 1-9 = Enhanced Rescue Vehicle (ERV)

 

Laxey Station

 

Foxtrot 2-1 = Water tender ladder

Foxtrot 2-3 = Pinzgauer 6x6 All terrain light fire appliance

 

Ramsey Station

 

Foxtrot 3-09 = Rescue Pump

Foxtrot 3-1 = Water tender ladder

Foxtrot 3-3 = Pinzgauer 6x6 All terrain light fire appliance

 

Kirk Michael Station

 

Foxtrot 4-1 = 4x4 Water tender ladder

Foxtrot 4-3 = Pinzgauer 6x6 All terrain light fire appliance

Peel Station

 

Foxtrot 5-09 = Rescue Pump

Foxtrot 5-1 = Water tender ladder

 

Port Erin Station

 

Foxtrot 6-1 = Water tender ladder

Foxtrot 6-3 = Pinzgauer 6x6 All terrain light fire appliance

 

Castletown Station

 

Foxtrot 7-09 = Rescue Pump

Foxtrot 7-1 = Water tender ladder

 

Ronaldsway Airport Fire & Rescue Service

 

Foxtrot 9-1 = Carmichael Cobra2 Major foam tender

Foxtrot 9-2 = Carmichael Cobra2 Major foam tender

Foxtrot 9-3 = Simon Protector 4x4 RIV

Foxtrot 9-4 = Landrover 4x4

Foxtrot 9-? = Iturri Torro 6x6 (New Major Appliance)

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