NIFRS is divided into 4 operational Command Areas – Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western. Area Commander, each responsible for one of the 4 Area Commands, manage operational activity on a day to day basis and report to the Deputy Chief Fire Officer. The 4 Area Commands are supported by 14 Districts, strategically placed across Northern Ireland and which create a community focus for NIFRS activities. District Command are responsible for the Fire Stations in their District.
There are 68 Fire Stations throughout Northern Ireland serving their local community. The map below shows the locations of NIFRS Area and District Commands and each of the Fire Stations across NI.
NIFRS Headquarters is situated in Lisburn, Co. Antrim and the Fire & Rescue Training Centre is currently situated at Boucher Crescent, Belfast.