The Isles of Scilly Fire and Rescue Service is one of the smallest in the country and consists of five stations on five separate islands: St. Mary’s, St. Agnes, Bryher, Tresco and St. Martin’s. There is also a station at the airport.
The service is trained to rescue people from road traffic accidents, industrial accidents, chemical incidents, and is one of the main agencies trained to deal with terrorist attacks
The service comprises a chief fire officer, a group manager, 39 firefighters and an administration officer.
For over 160 years, His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary independently assessed and reported on the efficiency and effectiveness of police forces and policing, in the public interest.
In summer 2017, HMIC (now HMICFRS) took on inspections of England’s fire & rescue services, assessing and reporting on their efficiency, effectiveness and leadership.