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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Ipstone fire station costs

Reference No: 057/2015
Request Date: 04/06/2015


Please can I see an itemised breakdown of the cost of running this station.


Please find attached the Direct costs associated with the running of Ipstone Fire Station in 2014/15.  The budget set to run the station was £164,000 and the actual costs incurred in the year were £141,000. 

However, please bear in mind that this represents the direct costs only; this therefore excludes the costs that are monitored and controlled centrally that also apply to Ipstone's Fire Station, for example:

  • uniforms and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Prevent and Protect Activities organised and performed from Ipstone FS and the surrounding community
  • fleet management (vehicle service, maintenance and fuel)
  • operational training
  • support staff to support the running of Ipstone FS
  • IT costs (purchase and maintenance of)