Didcot fire station

Didcot fire station

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

Area South Vale
Full time Day crewed
On Call Part time
Drill night Tuesday
Station Manager Bob Speakman
On Call officer in charge Andrew Beal
Appliances Two rescue engines, Incident Support Unit

 

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.

 

 

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

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 - July 2015

Crews from Didcot met with their colleagues from Rewley road at North Oxford Garages, a specialist BMW dealer in Oxford to look at and discuss the safety features of the new BMW i3 and BMW i8 the new fully electric i3.

fire fighters looking at a car

The electric hybrid i8 present new challenges both in extrication techniques and dealing with new composite materials should either one be involved in a crash, the sales team were a great help and the crews really enjoyed the tour and the chance to get up close to the new vehicles.

Sunflowers in the sun

Fun in the sun

Do you enjoy a sizzling barbecue, a stroll in the countryside, messing about on the river or camping in the great outdoors? Take a look at our top tips and stay safe this summer.

 

Location

Didcot fire station
The Broadway
Didcot
OX11 8RX
United Kingdom

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

There were 44 property fires, we didn’t want any more than 44.

There were 14 fires in people’s homes, we didn’t want any more than 14. 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.

 

 

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