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Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority


The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority was established on 1st April 1986 by the Local Government Act 1985 which made provision for joint authorities to be established in the major metropolitan areas following the abolition of the metropolitan county councils.


Although the Authority does not have all the miscellaneous powers of a district authority, it is nonetheless a local Authority in its own right, separate and distinct from the constituent councils. It is therefore subject to the same rules and regulations which govern other local authorities.


Members of the Authority have a responsibility to the whole community of Merseyside and are directly accountable to the people of Merseyside for the running of the Fire and Rescue Service. All Members meet together as the Fire and Rescue Authority. Meetings of the Authority are normally open to the public.

Contact information

Kelly Johnson
Democratic Services Manager

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service
Bridle Road
Bootle, Merseyside
L30 4YD

Phone: +44 (0)151 296 4000

Website: http://www.merseyfire.gov.uk

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