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Northern Region

Northern Region

Northern Region is one of the most diverse demographical and geographical regions within the Queensland Fire & Emergency Services.  The region spans from Ingham to the Gulf the length of the Qld/Northern Territory ​border to Birdsville and to Bowen in the south which encompasses an extensive area of 600,000 klm2.

Northern regional operations is led by the Regional Assistant Commissioner who oversees 20 urban fire stations, regional headquarters and area offices staffed by approximately 445 employees, ranging from full-time and auxiliary firefighters, emergency management officers, community safety officers and technical rescue. ​

Rural Fire Service (RFS​) regional operations is co-located with the QFES Northern Regional office but led by the RFSQ Regional Manager.  RFSQ Northern Region operates with 186 brigades, staffed by approximately 14 regional QFES personnel, 4056 Volunteer Firefighters, 44 Volunteer Community Educators.

State Emergency Service (SES) regional operations is co-located with the FRS Northern Region but led by the SES Regional Manager. SES Northern Region operates with 40 groups, staffed by approximately 596 volunteers, and they are supported by 12 SES staff in Townsville and Mount Isa offices.

Northern Regions Fire Communication Centre is located in Townsville.

Rural Fire Service Contacts​

State Emergency Services Contacts​​

​Fire Station

​Stn Number

​Stn Type*

​Address

​Phone Number

​Fax Number

Northern Command

  

2 Morey Street South Townsville 4810 (PO Box 5845)

07 4729 9154

 

Charters Towers Fire Station

12

Permanent/Auxiliary

204 Gill St Charters Towers 4820

07 4787 1754

07 4787 7227

Forrest Beach Fire Station

26

Auxiliary

Maple St Forrest Beach 4850

07 4729 9153

 

Halifax Fire Station

27

Auxiliary

5 Rosendahl St Halifax 4850

07 4729 9153

 

Ingham Fire Station

28

Permanent/Auxiliary

29 Eleanor St Ingham 4850

07 4761 7410

07 4761 7411

Kirwan Fire Station

13

Permanent

84 Thuringowa Dr Thuringowa Central 4817

07 4773 3255

07 4723 6659

Magnetic Island Fire Station

16

Auxiliary

54 Kelly St Nelly Bay 4819

07 4729 9153

 

Woodlands Fire Station

11

Permanent

1 Abattoir Road Cosgrove 4818

07 4774 4087

07 4774 4537

Southern Command

  

2 Morey Street South Townsville 4810 (PO Box 5845)

07 4729 9154

 

Ayr Fire Station

21

Permanent/Auxiliary

47 Soper St Ayr 4807

07 4783 2600

07 4783 4819

Bowen Fire Station

22

Permanent/Auxiliary

44 Gordon St Bowen 4805

07 4786 1811

07 4786 5702

Collinsville Fire Station

23

Auxiliary

29 Garrick St Collinsville 4804

07 4729 9151

 

Giru Fire Station

24

Auxiliary

12 Brookes St Giru 4809

07 4729 9151

 

Home Hill Fire Station

25

Auxiliary

83 Tenth Av Home Hill 4806

07 4729 9151

 

Townsville Fire Station

14

Permanent

2 Morey St South Townsville 4810

07 4729 9135

07 4729 9137

Wulguru Fire Station

15

Permanent

171 Stuart Dr Wulguru 4811

07 4778 4313

07 4778 1737

Western Command

  

Corner West and Helen Streets Mt Isa 4825 (PO Box 2193)

07 4747 2355

 

Boulia Fire Station

31

Auxiliary

50 Burke St Boulia 4829

07 4747 2355

 

Cloncurry Fire Station

32

Auxiliary

44 Scarr St Cloncurry 4824

07 4747 2355

 

Hughenden Fire Station

33

Auxiliary

4 Swanson St Hughenden 4821

07 4747 2355

 

Julia Creek Fire Station

34

Auxiliary

66-68 Burke Street, Julia Creek 4823

07 4747 2355

Mount Isa Fire Station

35

Permanent/Auxiliary

Corner West and Helen Streets Mt Isa 4825

07 4747 2398

Richmond Fire Station

36

Auxiliary

Goldring Street Richmond 4822

07 4747 2355

*Please note Auxiliary Stations are not crewed full-time and contacts have been provided for the Command Office