Tralee Fire Station


Welcome to the headquarters for the Kerry Fire and Rescue Service located in Tralee, a county town which was established in the 13th century by the Anglo Normans. Tralee town sits beside the River Lee from whence it takes its name, in Irish, Trá Lí meaning 'strand of the Lee'. It is the northern access route onto the Dingle Peninsula. As a busy tourist destination and a gateway to the Ring of Kerry, Tralee has numerous visitor attractions within close distance including fine, clean beaches along the Kerry coastline, walking routes and hill and mountain climbing. The entire Fire Service for Kerry is managed from it’s location in the Balloonagh area of Tralee. The county fire services is well looked after by Station Officer Nigel Corner and Substation Officers John Fitzgerald and Nathan Tadier. Senior Mechanic John Hurley and mechanic Simon O’Reilly maintain all the fire fighting appliances and equipment. There are 13 retained fire service crew. An office staff of 9 oversees the day to day administrative needs of the Fire Service/ Building Control Authority. Our Chief Fire Officer is Michael Hession.  


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Nigel Corner is the Station Officer for the Tralee Fire Station. Nigel has many years of experience working with the Fire Service in Kerry John Fitzgerald is a Sub Station Officer for the Tralee Fire Service.John has many years of experience working with the Fire Service