Chipping Norton fire station

Chipping Norton 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 Kevin Jeffrey
Retained station support officer Deb Lamb
Appliance Two rescue engines

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.

Training

A group of fire fighters standing infront of the church

Earlier this year we were kindly allowed to train at St Mary’s Church. The training involved rescuing a casualty from the tower who had injured themselves whilst carrying out maintenance work on the bells.

Three fire fighters with safety ropes

The crew from Chipping Norton worked closely with the specialist line rescue team based at Kidlington.  A system of lines was set up and the casualty was rescued on a stretcher then lowered through the trap doors in the tower.

A stretcher being lowered through the trap doors in the church tower

The crews gained valuable experience and knowledge from this training and the church some reassurance.

 

 

On Call vacancies

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

Station update - March 2015

During March Chipping Norton crews have attended Alarms, Road Traffic Collisions, property fires within the County and chimney fires and worked tirelessly to keep the Community of Chipping Norton safe. 

Community fire safety

The station continues to work hard to ensure the safety of people in Chipping Norton and the surrounding communities. At the end of January your crew joined others at the Town Hall for Clubs and Organisations day, to offer advice to residents and to encourage people to become On-Call Fire-fighters in Chipping Norton.

We have also had the opportunity to talk to local groups about road and fire safety. 

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.

Recruitment

We currently have vacancies at Chipping Norton, 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 Chipping Norton, 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

Chipping Norton fire station
Burford Road
OX7 5EB Chipping Norton

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

There were eight property fires, we didn’t want any more than 12.

There were five fires in people’s homes, we didn’t want any more than five. All of these homes had smoke alarms working.

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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www.firefighterscharity.org.uk

 

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