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Is your national and local Fire and Rescue Service a State or Municipal Service?
- London Fire Brigade – metropolitan
- United Kingdom – metropolitan/non-metropolitan, private, nuclear
- Sweden – municipal, private organisations - nuclear, airport
- Norway – municipal and private organisations
- Denmark – municipal and private organisations
- Slovenia – municipal, private organisations, airport
- Austria – municipal, private organizations, airport
How many operational women firefighters do you have in your Fire and Rescue Service (State or municipal)?
- London Fire Brigade, UK – 327 – 6.87%
How many operational women firefighters do you have in your country? How many chiefs do you have?
- Sweden: 194 full time – 3.9%, 616 part time – 5.8%, 5 Fire Chiefs
- Finland: volunteer -10%,
- England: 1,262 whole time -4.99%, 525 retained duty – 5.5%. One Chief Fire Officer (two from 1 January 2017)
- Slovenia: 3 full time – 0.4%, 12,000 volunteer – approximately 15%
- Austria:19,672 – 6% (2015)
- Norway: 4 full time Fire Chiefs
Do you have volunteer Fire and Rescue Services? State whether you have a Brigade/Station/Fire Department/Fire and Rescue Service and what they comprise?
- UK – none
- Slovenia – 1,300 fire stations, 15 professional Fire Brigades (stations)
- Norway – none
- Sweden – yes
- Austria – 4,503 fire stations volunteer, 314 Works Fire Brigades, 6 Professional Fire Brigades
- Finland – 709 fire department 491 volunteers, 200 part time, 18 industrial fire brigades. Full time 112.