Leitrim’s population and Fire Station information
Leitrim has a population of 28,950 and covers an area of 1590 km2 (614 square miles). Approximately one third of the population lives in the larger towns with the rest of the population spread out in the rural areas of the county.
Leitrim borders with the following counties, to the West - Sligo and Roscommon,
to the South - Longford, to the East - Cavan and to the North – Donegal and Fermanagh (NI Western Command).
Leitrim County Fire Service has 5 Fire stations with 48 retained Fire Fighters in total. Leitrim Fire Service provides Emergency cover to Leitrim and part of north Roscommon. On average we attend 400 incidents every year, ranging from minor accidents and fires to chemical spills and fires involving industrial premises.
The 5 stations in Leitrim are Carrick on Shannon, Manorhamilton, Mohill, Ballinamore and Drumshanbo their locations are shown on the above map.
Leitrim’s Fire Station Boundaries and Stations along the border
As shown on the above map Manorhamilton is the only Fire ground in Leitrim that borders with a Northern county, Fermanagh (NI Western Command) and also borders with Donegal.