Hereford StationSt Owen Street
01432 274 561 (Hereford Fire Station) and 01432 347 049 (West District Headquarters) (and)
0345 122 4454 (Service Headquarters)
Station Commander: Alex Hustwayte
Station Type: Wholetime and On-call
Vehicles and Skills:
- Scania Ultra Heavy Rescue Fire Engine
- MAN Fire Engine
- Scania Fire Engine
- Aerial Ladder Platform
- Water Rescue Sprinter
- Swift Water Rescue Team
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 and a Scania fire engine. 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 two 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
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