Droitwich Spa StationFriar Street
Station Commander: Phill Sanders
Station Type: Day Crewed and On-call
Vehicles and Skills:
Incidents Attended in April 2014 to March 2015Total callouts: 721
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: 66
- Road Traffic Collisions: 30
- Persons Rescued: 26
- Animals Rescued: 4
- False Alarms: 149
- Water Related: 8
Other Station Information
Droitwich Spa Fire Station provides fire cover for the town and surrounding areas and is based within easy reach of the M5 motorway network.
The station has two wholetime watches, who are trained in multiple technical rescue disciplines, and 15 on-call firefighters. The on-call firefighters provide emergency cover from either their home address or their normal place of work, whenever they are needed.
The station has one Dennis Sabre fire engine and an incident support vehicle. They also have an ultra-heavy rescue pump, which, whilst capable of carrying out firefighting duties, is equipped with specialist equipment for dealing with building collapse and heavy transportation incidents.
In addition to this, Droitwich Fire Station also hosts one of 17 National Urban Search and Rescue Teams (USAR) that provide an enhanced capability for dealing with a range of national catastrophic incidents as well as large scale structural collapse and serious transport incidents.
The station is also able to deal with rope rescues and water incidents.
On-call drill nights are held at the Fire Station every Monday commencing at 7:00pm.