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Hereford Station

Hereford Station
St Owen Street

01432 274 561 (Hereford Fire Station)
0345 122 4454 (Service Headquarters)

Station Commander: Neil Lilwall

Station Type: Wholetime and On-call

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Other Station Information

Hereford Fire Station responds to incidents in around the city of Hereford, which is predominantly an urban environment with a number of heritage buildings. The River Wye bisects the city and is used by locals as well as a large number of tourists.

The station combines three duty systems who work alongside each other. The wholetime firefighters provide 24 hour emergency cover on either a four day duty system or a self-rostering system, known as Day Crewed Plus. There is also a retained duty system that is made up of on-call firefighters, who respond to emergency calls whenever they are needed.

The station has a MAN fire engine, a Dennis Scania fire engine and a Land Rover off road firefighting vehicle. The station is also equipped with a Scania ultra heavy rescue appliance, an aerial ladder platform for rescues and firefighting and a hazmat decontamination unit, which responds to incidents involving hazardous materials. The station also has a swift water rescue team that respond in a water rescue vehicle with 2 rescue boats and a rescue sled.

On-call drill nights are held at the Fire Station every Thursday commencing at 7:00pm.

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