Kington StationChurchill Road
Station Commander: Phil Major
Station Type: On-call
Vehicles and Skills:
Incidents Attended in April 2014 to March 2015Total callouts: 52
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: 11
- Road Traffic Collisions: 6
- Persons Rescued: 5
- Animals Rescued: 1
- False Alarms: 13
- Water Related: 0
Other Station Information
Kington Fire Station provides fire cover for Kington and the surrounding rural areas. The station ground area reaches north into Wales with Presteigne and east to Pembridge on the A44. To the west, the station ground area enters Wales almost immediately and the A4111 is to the south.
Kington Fire Station is a retained fire station, so is staffed solely by on-call firefighters, who respond to emergency calls whenever they are needed.
The station has a Scania fire engine, which is a first-line attack engine, carrying a crew of up to six firefighters along with firefighting and rescue equipment.
On-call drill nights are held at the Fire Station every Thursday commencing at 7:00pm