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Swadlincote Fire station

Swadlincote Fire Station is a day-crewed fire station which also has an on-call watch. It predominantly responds to incidents in and around the Swadlincote as well as the surrounding areas. The station currently has two fire engines, staffed by 2 wholetime watches, and 1 on-call unit.

Contact Numbers

Contact Numbers

EMERGENCIES: 999
General Fire Service Enquiries: 01773 305305

Location

Location

Swadlincote Community Fire & Ambulance Station
Civic Way
Swadlincote
DE11 0AE

District: South Derbyshire

Duty System

Day Crewing

Day Crewing Stations are staffed by wholetime personnel using a shift system of 2 watches (blue and red) working in the day on a 4 on 4 off work pattern (7am to 7pm), of 4 day shifts followed by 4 days off. On Call cover is provided during the night.

Training

On Call Training : Tuesday - 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

2019/20 2020/21 2021/22 Total 

House fire

24 21 30 75

Other building fire

15 12 9 36

Vehicle fire

13 20 15 48

Outdoor fire

52 53 62 167

Road traffic collision

33 22 33 88

False alarms attended

81 75 108 264

Other non-fire incident

72 51 73 196

Total

290 254 330 874