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"Welcome, a chairde, to Galway Fire Service Home Page.
Our website has recently undergone a revamp and we hope you will now find this new site both user-friendly and informative.
Please use this site to gain a better understanding of our objective to make Galway a safer place for everyone and learn how you can help make a difference.”
Chief Fire Officer Michael Raftery
Galway Fire Services
What do we do?
Galway Fire Services provides services for both Galway City and County and is responsible for:
- - Fire fighting and rescue services
- - Community fire safety
- - Technical fire prevention services
- - Major emergency planning
Where to find us?
The Fire Service headquarters are located at Galway City Fire Station on Fr. Griffin Road. There are a total of 10 fire stations located in population centres around the County - Galway City Headquarters, which is a whole time / retained Fire Station, and all others are retained Fire Stations which are located in Athenry, Loughrea, Tuam, Ballinasloe, Mountbellew, Portumna, Gort, Clifden and Cill Rónáin.
The Fire Service responds to emergency calls in respect of fire, road, traffic and other accidents.
The emergency number is 999 or 112.
- - Visit the Fire Station headquarters on Fr. Griffin Road from 9.10am - 12.55pm & 2.10pm - 5.00pm
- - Ring the Fire station headquarters on 091 570900 (This is an administrative number only and is available Between 9.10am -12.55pm and from 2.10pm – 5pm Monday-Friday)
- - E mail email@example.com
- - Fax at 091 588342
Fire protection and fire prevention measures can be introduced for very little cost. We will arrange talks / demonstrations at local venues for community & voluntary groups. Fire Safety leaflets can also be collected at your local fire station or delivered by post.
We aim to visit all National Primary Schools around the County up to 4th class as part of the Community Fire Safety Schools Programme Initiative.
In partnership with the Community, Enterprise & Economic Development Unit we are currently rolling out a programme to install
smoke alarms in vulnerable households around the County.
The Council is responsible for the civil defence service in the City and County areas. The Council’s Civil Defence Officer is based in the Fire Station Headquarters and all other civil defence personnel are volunteers.
The main services provided by civil defence personnel are:
- - First Aid and ambulance services
- - Stewarding services
- - Providing assistance in emergency situations i.e. flooding, accidents, evacuation and other emergencies.
For further details on Civil Defence contact:
Tel: 091 585555
E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org