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Athlone

 

Athlone Fire Brigade is located at Beechpark West, Athlone, N37 VK22. The Fire Station is a four bay building with offices, changing areas and a training tower. 

Athlone Fire Brigade has a Station Officer, three Sub-Station Officers, one driver/mechanic and eleven firefighters. The Station Officer is the only full time person. The firefighters are divided into two crews. Only one crew goes to the small incidents. This means that there is a second crew available if another incident happens. If the incident is large both crews go to it. If it is a very large incident, help may also be given by the next nearest available Fire Brigade.

The vehicles in Athlone Fire Brigade are:

  • Two Fire Engines (Class B appliances).
  • Hydraulic Platform for high reach rescue and for fighting fires from a height.
  • Emergency Tender for road traffic collisions and special emergencies.
  • Incident Support Unit for road traffic collisions.
  • Two Jeeps to carry equipment and personnel.