Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

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Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service
Operational area
Country  England
County  Oxfordshire
Agency overview
Chief Fire Officer David Etheridge
Facilities and equipment
Stations 24
Official website

The Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service, is the Fire Service serving the county of Oxfordshire, England.[1]

Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters is based in Kidlington, Oxford, Oxfordshire. This is also the location of the fire service control room and workshops.

The current Chief Fire Officer is David Etheridge.

Fire Stations/Appliances[edit]

Goring Fire Station

The Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service currently operates out of 24 Fire Stations, located across Oxfordshire.

Station Callsign Station Name Duty System Appliances
X01 Banbury Whoetime/Cross Crewed* 2x WrL, 1x PM+HVP*, 1x PM+HVHL*
X02 Hook Norton Retained 1x WrL
X03 Chipping Norton Retained 1x WrL
X04 Charlbury Retained 1x WrL
X05 Woodstock Retained/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x ICCU*
X06 Kidlington Day Crewed/Retained 1x WrL, 1x SRU, 1x HRU
X07 Bicester Retained/Cross Crewed* 3x WrL, 1x DIM*
X08 Deddington Retained 1x WrL
X09 Enysham Retained/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x PM+ISU*
X10 Witney Retained 1x WrL, 1x LRV
X11 Burford Retained 1x WrL
X12 Bampton Retained 1x WrL
X21 Rawley Road Wholetime/Retained/Cross Crewed* 3x WrL, 1x ALP, 1x EPU*
X22 Abington Day Crewed 2x WrL, 1x L4V
X23 Faringdon Retained 1x WrL
X24 Wantage Retained 1x WrL, 1x CV
X25 Goring Retained 1x WrL
X26 Henley Retained 1x WrL
X27 Thame Retained 2x WrL
X28 Wheatley Retained 1x WrL, 1x WrC
X29 Watlington Retained 1x WrL
X30 Wallingford Retained 1x WrL, 1x FESU
X31 Slade Park Wholetime/Cross Crewed* 1x WrL, 1x LRV, 1x IRU*
X32 Didcot Day Crewed 2x WrL
X41 Kidlington HQ Day Crewed 1x CSU, 2x L4V

Fire Appliance Glossary/Callsigns[edit]

  • Water Ladder (WrL): P1/P2/P3
  • Light Response Vehicle (LRV): P2
  • Water Carrier (WrC): W1
  • Prime Mover + High Volume Pump (PM+HVP): T1
  • Prime Mover + High Volume Hose Layer (PM+HVHL): T2
  • Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP): A1
  • Specialist Rescue Unit (SRU): R1
  • Heavy Rescue Unit (HRU): R2
  • Communications Support Unit (CSU): C1
  • Incident Command & Control Unit (ICCU): C1
  • Environmental Protection Unit (EPU): H1
  • Canteen Vehicle (CV): S1
  • Fire & Emergency Support Unit (FESU): S1
  • Light 4x4 Vehicle (L4V): S1/S2
  • Prime Mover + Incident Support Unit (PM+ISU): S1

CBRN Response:

  • Detection, Identification & Monitoring (DIM): H8
  • Incident Response Unit (IRU): H9


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