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Chapel-en-le-Frith Fire station

Chapel-en-le-Frith Fire Station is an On-Call station, predominantly responding to incidents in and around Chapel-en-le-Frith as well as the surrounding areas. Chapel-en-le-Frith has 1 fire engine and is staffed by 1 Watch Manager, 2 Crew Managers and up to 12 Firefighters.

Contact Numbers

Contact Numbers

EMERGENCIES: 999
General Fire Service Enquiries: 01773 305305

Location

Location

Thornbrook Road
Chapel-en-le-Frith
High Peak
SK23 0LX

District: High Peak

Duty System

On-Call

On-Call Stations are staffed by Firefighters who are members of the community and are paid to respond to emergencies. They do not staff the fire station 24 hours a day like full-time firefighters on the wholetime duty system. They are notified of an emergency call via a personal pager, which they carry with them when they are on duty. On-Call Firefighters will book themselves available for fire calls and, if a call comes in during the hours they have agreed to be on call, they must reach the fire station within the allocated time usually within 5 minutes of receiving the pager message.

Most of our On-Call Firefighters are in full-time employment, with an agreement from their employers to leave to attend an emergency call and nearly all carry out their community engagement, prevention and protection duties.

Training

On Call Training : Monday 18:30 hours

Station Key Personnel

Watch Manager

The Watch Manager is identified from the role markings shown & wears a navy blue shirt. Their primary duty, is the running of the station and the management of the staff attached to that location. They are the officer in-charge of the fire appliance & take charge of incidents that they attend.

Crew Manager

The Crew Manager is identified by the role markings shown & wears a navy blue shirt. This person assists the Watch  Manager in the delivery of their duties, which includes standing in for them in their absence.This person rides on the fire appliance as a crew member but also has the qualifications to be in charge of an incident when required.

Fire fighter

Firefighters wear a navy blue shirt but do not have any role markings. Their primary role is to undertake the general duties required for the daily running of the fire station and forms the remainder of the crew that staff the appliance attached to that particular location.

Station Appliances

Water Ladder Pump

Water Ladder Pump

Able to attend all fire service incidents. Crewed by 3-6 staff.

  • 1800 Ltr water tank
  • Godiva 2010 world series multi pressure pump or Prima multi pressure pump
  • Carries a 13.5m or 10.5m ladder , a short extension ladder, a 9m ladder and a roof ladder
  • Newer appliances carry 100 litres of foam.

Station Stats

Incidents Attended in Station Admin Area (Any Appliance)

Incident Type

2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 Total 

House fire

4 4 4 12

Other building fire

2 2 1 5

Vehicle fire

1 4 3 8

Outdoor fire

4 8 7 19

Road traffic collision

7 1 7 15

False alarms attended

16 19 13 48

Other non-fire incident

5 10 7 22

Total

39 48 42 129