Fire Service and emergency service vehicles (FOI)
Fire Service and emergency service vehicles (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 16 March 2017.
How many firefighters are currently employed by the Fire Service?
What is the cost (per unit) on the road of the latest Volvo fire appliances?
What was the most expensive callout / incident for the Fire Service in 2015 and 2016?
Do any of the emergency vehicles (fire, police or ambulance) use duty free red diesel?
If yes, please state the type of vehicle (ie ambulance, police car / van, fire engine).
Do any other vehicles within the States of Jersey such are road sweepers, trucks and vans use duty free red diesel?
As at 22 February 2017, Jersey Fire and Rescue Service employ 100 firefighters.
The on the road cost of the most recently purchased fire appliance (Volvo chassis) was £197,370 in 2013. There are currently two similar replacement fire appliances on order at a committed cost of £199,042 each.
Specific costs for each callout / incident are not recorded. However, based purely on resource allocation, overtime and additional staff hours, the most expensive callout / incident during 2015 and 2016 related to a missing person search.
No States of Jersey emergency vehicles use duty free (red) diesel.
Some States of Jersey vehicles use duty free (red) diesel as shown below.
|Mechanical Road Sweepers ||4 |
|Road Marking Machine||1|