Bromyard StationNew Road
Station Commander: Phil Major
Station Type: On-call
Vehicles and Skills:
Incidents Attended in April 2014 to March 2015Total callouts: 224
The figures below are totals of the main types of incident attended within their station cover area and do not total all of the callouts.
- Fires: 38
- Road Traffic Collisions: 29
- Persons Rescued: 12
- Animals Rescued: 9
- False Alarms: 26
- Water Related: 0
Other Station Information
Bromyard is a historical market town, situated centrally within the Service area. Bromyard Fire Station provides cover to the urban and commercial areas of Bromyard town, in addition to the surrounding rural areas of Herefordshire and Worcestershire. The rural surroundings of the town include rivers and a large number of agricultural premises.
Bromyard Fire Station is an on-call fire station so is staffed solely by on-call firefighters, who provide emergency cover from either their home address or their normal place of work, whenever they are needed.
The station has a Scania fire engine and a Dennis Sabre fire engine, which are first-line attack engines that can carry a crew of up to six firefighters, along with firefighting and rescue equipment.
Bromyard Fire Station is also home to one of the specialist animal rescue teams within the Service, who have undergone advanced training in animal rescue techniques and carry specialist rescue equipment. In addition to this, the crew are also trained water first responders.
On-call drill nights are held at the Fire Station every Thursday commencing at 7:00pm.