North West Fire Control
North West Fire Control handles all 999 emergency calls and is be responsible for mobilising firefighters and fire engines to incidents in Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Cheshire.
North West Fire Control is based at the Lingley Mere Business Park in Warrington.
The collaboration involved the four partner organisations taking advantage of Government funding to set up the centre.
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North West Fire Control is a public sector limited company which is controlled by the Fire Authorities of Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Cumbria County Council.
Are you planning to burn a large quantity of materials?
If you are planning a large burn of materials, for example construction site clearance, farm materials etc, please call North West Fire Control on 01925 460852 to inform them. This means that if any calls reporting the sighting of a large fire are received we can ensure emergency vehicles are not deployed unnecessarily.
Controlled burning of all materials is not necessarily legal or safe to do. Please ensure you adhere to your local authority regulations and Environment Agency guidance.
Video - inside North West Fire Control
Here's a video from North West Fire Control, take a look inside the new control centre:
Video from North West Fire Control
More information about the control centre
Last updated: Thursday 08 October 2020