Contact Us

In an emergency always call 999

We have a number of methods for you to make contact with us but please remember in the event of an emergency NEVER ever call the numbers listed below or your local fire station as they may take too long to answer.

If you have a urgent complaint or message regarding for example a locked fire exit please call us immediately on our main switchboard on 0161 736 5866.

Postal address

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service
146 Bolton Road
M27 8US

Local Borough and Station Numbers


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Our Headquarters

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Training and Development Centre

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Useful Telephone Numbers

Contact Centre: 0800 555 815

Main Switchboard: 0161 736 5866

Firefighter Recruitment Queries: 0161 608 4146

Business Training Hotline: 0845 608 3388

Petroleum and Explosives Enquiries: 0161 608 4040

Fire, Incident and Insurance Reports: 0161 608 4242 or 0161 608 4346

Fire Safety Concerns and Advice: 0800 555 815