Wallingford fire station

Wallingford fire station

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

Area South Vale
On Call Part time
Drill night Wednesday
Station Manager Marcus Reay
On Call officer in charge Dan Reed
Retained station support officer Terry Coupar
Appliance One rescue engine

Update on fire fighter recruitment

Two fire fighters and a fire appliance

Wallingford fire station has been recruiting more On Call Retained fire fighters over the past year to further improve the fire cover the station provides.

The station in Station Road, is staffed entirely by On Call Retained fire fighters who have main jobs during the day but are on call and can be summoned to attend emergencies both during the day if they work in the local area or night-time if they live nearby.

In the last two years four new fire fighters have joined the team and are settling in well to station life and been part of the On Call crew.

Crews will continue to visit the businesses in the local area  to see if workers are interested in becoming a fire fighter.

Wallingford fire station is looking for one or two more crew that could provide cover during the day as the current shortage means staff have had to work extra shifts and be on call more to fill gaps in the service.

To find out more about becoming a On Call firefighter telephone Terry Coupar on 07793 315975 or call 0800 587 0870.

Find out more about being an On Call fire fighter.

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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.

Working smoke alarm?

smoke alarm

Will you hear your smoke alarm beep if you’re asleep? When was the last time you checked your smoke alarm?

• You should have at least one smoke alarm on every level of your home.
• Testing your smoke alarms weekly to make sure they work.

If you don’t have a working smoke alarm you are four times more likely to die in a fire at home.

Working smoke alarms are the best and easiest way to alert you to the danger of fire, giving you and your family precious time to escape.

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.

 

Location

Wallingford fire station
Station Road
OX10 0HU Wallingford

Performance information

Station incident figures

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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