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Nottingham Road

Nottingham Road Fire Station is based in the Chaddesden area of Derby. It is a whole time fire station with 4 watches, each with 1 Watch Manager, 1 Crew Manager and up to 4 Firefighters. There is 1 fire engine and the MRU (Major Rescue Unit) based at the station, which responds to incidents through Derby and Derbyshire.

Contact Numbers

Contact Numbers

EMERGENCIES: 999
General Fire Service Enquiries: 01773 305305

Location

Location

Nottingham Road
Chaddesden
Derby
DE21 6FP

District: Derby City

Duty System

Wholetime

Wholetime Stations are staffed by wholetime personnel using a shift system of 4 watches (blue, green, red and white) operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This comprises of a 4 on 4 off work pattern of 2 day shifts (8am to 7pm) and 2 night shifts (7pm to 8am), followed by 4 days off.

Training

Wholetime Training : Daily - Usually in the morning

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.

MRU

MRU

Prime Mover with Major Rescue Unit

The MRU is Pod based and incorporates a prime mover. It carries heavy duty rescue and lifting equipment for use at Road Traffic Collisions or incidents involving larger vehicles such as lorries, trains, aeroplanes etc. It can also provide lighting systems, portable shelter, structural support at collapsed buildings and equipment for the detection of people at such incidents (snake eye camera and Delsar listening device).

Station Stats

Incidents Attended in Station Admin Area (Any Appliance)

Incident Type

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

Total

House fire

22

30

24

76

Other building fire

20

25

11

56

Vehicle fire

16

24

19

59

Outdoor fire

65

76

88

229

Road traffic collision

31

34

44

109

False alarms attended

165

130

175

470

Other non-fire incident

59

71

56

186

Total

378

390

417

1185