Charlbury fire station

Charlbury fire station

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

Area West Cherwell
On Call Part time
Drill night Wednesday
Station Manager Don Crook
On Call officer in charge Richard Youngson
Retained station support officer Deb Lamb
Appliance One rescue engine

Two on call firefighters

Would you like to join the team?

If you live or work close to a station and are interested, or would just like to find out more, please come along to your local station, without obligation, on the evening of their drill night.

Find out more about being an On Call firefighter.

 

Thank you for your support

Thank you to everyone who has kindly donated waste clothes and textiles via the collection banks at our stations.

Fire fighters charity clothing bank

The Fire Fighters Charity runs a successful recycling scheme which provides a valuable source of revenue.

The Firefighters Charity logo

www.firefighterscharity.org.uk

 

On Call vacancies

Charlbury is looking for potential On Call firefighters to cover days and weekends.
 

Station update - March 2015

Incidents of interest

During March Charlbury crews have attended Chimney fires, RTC’s, alarms and helped at other stations during busy periods. Some of the larger RTC’s were alongside the crews from other stations in Oxfordshire. Their skill and expertise meant that these incidents were dealt with quickly with minimal disruption to the community.

Community fire safety

The station continues to work hard to ensure the safety of people in Charlbury and the surrounding communities. There is plenty of great advice on how to keep yourself safe in your own home, just visit www.365alive.co.uk for more information.

On Tuesday 31 March the Fire Station will be working in conjunction with the Hughes Close Neighbourhood Watch team to provide a venue to discuss matters relevant to the area.

Recruitment

We currently have one person applying to join at Charlbury and one who is due to start his training course in mid-April. I am sure that you will join me in welcoming him to the team; however, we still need more, so if you, a friend, or family member is interested please contact Deb Lamb (07554 116580) or call into the Station for a chat.

Come and join Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service to protect the community of Charlbury, develop new skills and qualities in this highly rewarding career.

Dusting of your motorbike?

Motorcycle mirror

If you are dusting off your bike and planning on blowing away the winter cobwebs, give your bike a Think! health check before you set off.

As the days are getting warmer and the evenings lighter more motorcyclists will be on our roads. Both motorcyclists and drivers can help make motorcycling safer.

Location

Charlbury fire station
Sturt Road
OX7 3SX Charlbury

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

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

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

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

Countywide performance April to December 2014

What have we done to help prevent fires?

1,394 fire risk checks have been carried out in people’s homes. 89% of these checks were carried out for vulnerable people

1,170 smoke alarms were installed in people’s homes

There have been 23 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.

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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