Droitwich Spa

Station Commander

Richard Young

Station Type

Day Crewed and On-call


Friar Street Droitwich Worcestershire WR9 8EQ

Droitwich Spa Fire Station

01905 771 515

North District Headquarters

01527 579 005

Service Headquarters

0345 122 4454

Richie Young

Richard Young

Station Commander

"Droitwich Fire Station is home to two wholetime watches, an on-call unit, and Hereford and Worcester’s Urban Search and Rescue team (USAR) that is part of the UK Fire and Rescue National Resilience assets. The USAR team can be deployed within 60 minutes anywhere in the UK for up to 3 weeks and are self-sufficient. Fire crews at Droitwich cover major risks in and around Droitwich such as the M5 motorway, but also provide specialist skills and enhanced capabilities across the two counties, including Water First Responders, Rope Rescue, Heavy Lifting, Winching and Emergency Shoring."

Other Station Information

Droitwich Spa Fire Station provides fire cover for the town and surrounding areas and is based within easy reach of the M5 motorway network.

The station has two wholetime watches, who are trained in multiple technical rescue disciplines, and 15 on-call firefighters. The on-call firefighters provide emergency cover from either their home address or their normal place of work, whenever they are needed.

The station has one Scania fire engine and an incident support vehicle. They also have an ultra-heavy rescue pump, which, whilst capable of carrying out firefighting duties, is equipped with specialist equipment for dealing with building collapse and heavy transportation incidents.

In addition to this, Droitwich Fire Station also hosts one of 39 National Urban Search and Rescue Teams (USAR) that provide an enhanced capability for dealing with a range of national catastrophic incidents as well as large scale structural collapse and serious transport incidents.

The station is also able to deal with rope rescues and water incidents.

On-call drill nights are held at the Fire Station every Monday commencing at 6:30pm.

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.