Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service

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Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service
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Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service area
Coverage
Area Herefordshire and Worcestershire
Size 3,908.59 km2 (1,509.12 sq mi)
Population 714,000
Operations
Formed 1974
HQ Worcester
Staff 332 (full time)
Stations 27
Co-responder No
Chief Fire Officer Mark Yates
Fire authority Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Authority
Website Hereford and Worcester Fire & Rescue Service

The Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service covering Herefordshire and Worcestershire in the West Midlands region of England.

The service was created in 1974 when Herefordshire and Worcestershire were merged to create the county of Hereford and Worcester. The two counties were split up again in 1998 but the fire service remained, and is now run by a joint fire authority.

The Service covers an area of 3,908.59 km² with a population of 714,100. The service has 332 wholetime operational staff, 369 retained (part-time) staff, 21 Fire Control staff, as well as about 98 non-uniformed support staff. The busiest areas of Hereford and Worcester fire & rescue is Worcester and Redditch both averaging roughly 1500 call outs a year the Least busiest fire station is Fownhope averaging between 20-40 call outs a year

Stations[edit]

The following fire stations are maintained within the service area:[1]

Wholetime crewed / retained stations (Worcester and Hereford on tempoary 24hr shift systems)[edit]

21Worcester (1x Scania p270 Rescue Pump, 1x Scania p270 Pump 1x Dennis sabre Pump, 1x Scania Aerial Ladder Platform, 1x Merc Sprinter Water Rescue Vehicle and Boat, 1x Landrover defender)

46 Hereford (1x Scania p270 Ultra Heavy Rescue Pump, 1x MAN Pump 1x Dennis sabre Pump , 1x scania Aerial Ladder Platform, 1x merc sprinter Water Rescue Vehicle and Boat, 1x MAN Incident Response Unit 1x landrover)

27 Redditch (2x Scania p270 Rescue Pump one fitted with CAFS, 1x MAN pump 1x Dennis SS YFA pump)

24 Kidderminster (1x Scania p94D Rescue Pump, 1x Scania p270 pump, 2x MAN High Volume Pumping Unit)

25 Bromsgrove (1x Scania p270 Rescue Pump, 1x Scania p94D Pump, )

Day crewed / retained stations[edit]

41 Malvern (1x Scania p270 Rescue Pump, 1x Dennis Sabre Pump, 1x Command Support Unit, 1x land dover defender and Argocat 1x Merc Sprinter line rescue vehicle)

26 Droitwich (1x Scania P270 Ultra Heavy Rescue Pump, 1x Dennis Sabre Pump, 5x MAN USAR 1x Merc Sprinter incident support vehicle 2x Dennis SS yfa pump 1x Vauxhall crew bus)

28 Evesham (1x Scania p94D Rescue Pump, 1x Dennis Sabre Pump, 1x Scania p94D Water Carrier, 1x Water Rescue Vehicle and Boat)

Retained stations[edit]

Retained stations in the service area include: 23 Bewdley, (1x Mercedes Pump 1x landrover defender and argocat)

30 Broadway, (1x Scania P270 rescue pump)

54 Bromyard, (1x Scania p94D rescue pump 1x Dennis Sabre pump)

48 Eardisley, (1x Dennis Sabre pump)

47 Ewyas Harold, (1x Dennis Sabre rescue pump)

43 Fownhope, (1x Dennis Sabre pump)

51 Kingsland, (1x Dennis Sabre pump)

49 Kington, (1x Dennis Sabre rescue pump)

42 Ledbury, (1x Scania P94D rescue pump 1x Scania p270 water carrier)

50 Leintwardine, (1x Scania P94D rescue pump)

52 Leominster, (1 x rescue pump 1x pump 1x water carrier)

29 Pebworth, (1x Dennis Sabre pump)

31 Pershore, (1x Scania P94D rescue pump with animal rescue capabilities)

55 Peterchurch, (1x ScaniaP94D rescue pump 1x mercedes Restricted Access Vehicle)

44 Ross-on-Wye,(1x Scania p270 CAFS rescue pump 1x Mercedes pump)

22 Stourport, (1x Dennis Sabre rescue pump 1x Merc sprinter environmental protection unit)

53 Tenbury Wells, (1x Scania P270 rescue pump)

32 Upton, (1x MAN CAFS pump)

and 45 Whitchurch (1x Scania p94d pump 1x mercedes Restricted access vehicle)

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Find a station". www.hwfire.org.uk. Retrieved 2011-09-07.