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Highlands & Islands Fire and Rescue Services - Wick

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Photograph of Highlands & Islands Fire and Rescue Services - WickRetained Station
This station is normally staffed by up to 20 personnel working on a retained duty system. It is provided with 2 fire appliances which are equipped to deal with all types of emergency including structural fires and road traffic collisions.

All of the staff are trained in responding to these incidents. As part of their work, staff are also heavily involved in community fire safety activities, which includes carrying out Home Fire Safety checks.

Telephone
01847 893338

Postal Address
Highlands & Islands Fire and Rescue Services - Wick
Martha Terrace

Wick
Caithness
KW1 5EL





News for Highlands & Islands Fire and Rescue Services - Wick

19/8/2013
Ward Forums across Highland focus on Police and Fire Services
A series of 19 Highland Council Ward forums are being held across the Highlands to seek the views of the public on local police and fire services.   The first meetings are being held at Portree and Golspie on Monday 2 September and they run until 30 October.  
3/7/2013
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Cabinet Secretary given assurances over community partnership working.   Left to right: Chief Superintendent, Julian Innes, Police Scotland (Highlands & Islands Division); Dr Ken Oates, Consultant, NHS Highland; Alistair Dodds, Chief Executive, The Highland Council; Jonathan Hart, Highlands & Islands Strategic Co-ordinating Group; Drew Hendry, Leader, The Highland Council; Kenny MacAskill, Cabinet Secretary for Justice; Scott Hay, Scottish Fire & Rescue Service (Highlands & Islands Area Manager).  
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Members of the new Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) have been announced by Community Safety Minister Roseanna Cunningham.   They will work closely with the Chair Pat Watters and Chief Officer Alasdair Hay to oversee, support and challenge the SFRS and ensure smooth transition to the new single service, which will go live on April 1, 2013.  
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Issued by Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service.   Around this time of year people will be preparing for Bonfire night and young children in particular will be looking forward to the evening.  
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Pat Watters will be the first Chair of the new Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Community Safety Minister Roseanna Cunningham announced today.   Mr Watters will work closely with Chief Officer Alasdair Hay to lead and shape the new service.  
28/8/2012
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Public agencies in the Highlands are leading the way in reducing carbon emissions from travel by using electric cars and vans for business use.   In addition, the electric vehicles are expected to generate significant savings in both running costs when compared to hiring a regular car.  
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Alasdair Hay will be the first Chief Officer of the new single Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.   The post will be one of the top fire jobs in the UK and one of the most demanding and high-profile roles in civic Scotland.  
Highlands & Islands Fire & Rescue Service - Public Meetings
Message from Deputy Chief Fire Officers Friday 30th March marked the end of a series of Fire Board meetings which have allowed a clearer and more positive direction to be defined for the Service and the communities we serve.   We are committed to keeping the communities of the Highlands and Islands up to date on the debate and outcome of these meetings.  
Fire Services Latest Statement
Statement from Highland & Islands Fire Board, Highlands & Islands Fire & Rescue Service, and Representative Bodies.   Joint press statement from Highland and Islands Fire Board, Highlands & Islands Fire & Rescue Service, the Fire Brigades Union, Retained Firefighters Union and the Fire Officers' Association A high level seminar involving the Highland and Islands Fire Board, senior staff from Highlands & Islands Fire & Rescue Service (HIFRS), the Fire Brigades Union, the Retained Firefighters Union (Scotland), the Fire Officers Association and senior officers from the HIFRS Peer Support Team was been held on Friday 24th February 2012 to analyse the key issue of risk to communities and firefighters in the area.  

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