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Hereford

Hereford Station

Hereford Station
St Owen Street
Hereford
Herefordshire
HR1 2JW

01432 274 561 (Hereford Fire Station) and 01432 347 049 (West District Headquarters) (and)
0345 122 4454 (Service Headquarters)

Station Commander: Ade Thompson

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 has three duty systems that work out of the station: Wholetime Shift, who provide cover 24/7; Wholetime Day Duty, who provide cover from 07:00-19:00 every day; and the On-Call duty system, whose firefighters crew one appliance in the day and two appliances at night and respond to emergency calls whenever they are needed.

The station has a MAN fire engine, a 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.

Station risk profile

A station risk profile is a review of potential life risks in each of the Fire and Rescue Service's fire station areas.

Hereford Station risk profile

Maps Location

HR1 2JW