Burford fire station

Burford fire station

General information, map, postal address and quarterly performance update.

Area West Cherwell
On Call Part time
Drill night Wednesday
Station Manager Nick Bourke
On Call officer in charge Charlie Williams
Appliance One rescue engine

Car tyre and a 20p

Practise Safe Checks

ACT every month. Check your tyre’s

Air pressure, Condition and Tread depth at least once a month. 

Your tyres’ condition is critical for acceleration, braking, steering and cornering and as the driver, you are responsible for making sure tyres are legal and roadworthy.

Take the 20p check today

Complete a home fire risk check

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging residents to make sure they are fully aware of the fire hazards which commonly exist throughout the home, how to identify them and what to do should a fire occur, by completing a quick online home fire risk check.


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A firefighter

Would you like to join the team?

You could receive over £7000 worth of free training that will prepare you to protect and save lives in your community. 

If you are interested please look at the recruitment website www.oncallfirefighter.co.uk or call into your local station on drill night.

Station update - September 2015

The crew have been hard at work this month where they have carried out a number of training scenarios at the village of Widford and at the hot fire training facility in Oxford.

They have also been developing two crew members for the very testing promotional assessments that are being run at Witney this month.

Burford has also been selected to represent Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue Service at the “Spirit of Fire” awards evening in London, which is a fund raising event on behalf of The Firefighters Charity.

If you are interested in becoming a firefighter at Burford, please come down to the station on a Wednesday evening from 7pm and speak to the crew to see if it suits you.



Burford fire station
Witney Street
OX18 4SN
United Kingdom

How have our prevention activities helped to reduce fires in the Burford area?

There were two property fires, we didn’t want any more than 15.

There were no fires in people’s homes, we didn’t want any more than three.

Fortunately, nobody has died as a result of a fire in their home

Countywide performance April to June 2015

What have we done to help prevent fires?

443 fire risk checks have been carried out in people’s homes. 90% of these checks were carried out for vulnerable people

284 smoke alarms were installed in people’s homes

There have been four successful fire setter intervention cases

A safer place to live

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service is committed to making Oxfordshire a safer place to live, work and visit.

Our 365alive website is full of great advice and safety tips.



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