Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) provides prevention, protection and response services across the whole of Gibraltar. The GFRS consists of a single Headquarters station situated outside the City Centre at Grand Parade adjacent to the Cable Car station and the entrance to the Botanic Gardens. Its furthest point of response is seven minutes away. We are self-sufficient having our own Mechanical Workshop, Rescue Equipment maintenance section, Breathing Apparatus and Fire Simulator. Our station comprises of three watches of twenty whole-time fire-fighters each, six in the Fire Safety Department, four in the Senior Management Team, nine Fire Controllers, three mechanics and three in the administration team.