Kidderminster StationCastle Road
Station Commander: Daryl Justice
Station Type: Wholetime and On-call
Vehicles and Skills:
Incidents Attended in April 2014 to March 2015Total callouts: 967
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: 196
- Road Traffic Collisions: 56
- Persons Rescued: 40
- Animals Rescued: 8
- False Alarms: 327
- Water Related: 2
Other Station Information
Kidderminster has a population of approximately 55,000 residents in a mainly urban and industrial setting.
Kidderminster Fire Station is made up of both wholetime firefighters and on-call firefighters. The on-call firefighters work part-time, responding to fire calls in the area when needed.
The station is equipped with two Scania fire engines and also accommodates Wyre Forest Severn Area Rescue.
As water first responders, the crew are able to perform rescues and searches in shallow waters or flooded areas. The high volume pumps based at the station also provide support in mitigating the effects of flooding or creating sustainable water supplies at incidents.
On-call drill nights are held at the Fire Station every Thursday commencing at 7:00pm.