Rye has two pumping appliances crewed by Retained Firefighters.
The present station was opened on the 6 April 1989 after a period of 52 years at the previous site in Ferry Road.
The station covers 8,447 hectares including Rye Harbour, with the remainder of the area rural. The station has responsibility for the only C.O.M.A.H. Site in East Sussex and serves the outlying villages of Peasmarsh, Winchelsea, Rye Foreign, Camber and Icklesham.