Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service

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Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service, formerly known as the Tyne and Wear Metropolitan Fire Brigade, is the fire and rescue service (FRS) for the metropolitan boroughs of Newcastle Upon Tyne, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside and Sunderland, serving a population of 1.14 million people across an area of 208 square miles (540 km2).[1] Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Authority is responsible for the running of the service, as well as the publication of performance indicators in accordance with its legal obligations.[2] In April 2017, Chris Lowther was appointed chief fire officer.[3]

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Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service
Badge of TWFRS
Operational area
Metropolitan boroughs
Agency overview
Chief Fire OfficerChris Lowther
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TWFRS Volvo appliances outside Gateshead fire station in 2018