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Matlock Road
DE56 1BE


General Fire Service Enquiries: 01773 305305

Duty System

On Call

Weekly Training : Mondays 1900-2130 hours.

Belper Fire Station is an On-Call fire station in the town of Belper, Derbyshire and responds to incidents predominantly in Belper as well as the surrounding areas of Ambergate, Openwoodgate, Blackbrook, Milford, Holbrook, Nether Heage and Kilburn. It is staffed by one Watch Manager, two Crew Managers and up to 14 firefighters. The station has one fire engine, a prime mover vehicle which can be mobilised as a breathing apparatus support vehicle or a firefighter welfare unit for large incidents, and a light vehicle (van).

Duty System

On Call Duty System

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.

  • Alfreton
  • Ashbourne
  • Bakewell
  • Belper
  • Bolsover
  • Bradwell
  • Buxton
  • Chapel-en-le-Frith
  • Clay Cross
  • Clowne
  • Crich
  • Dronfield
  • Duffield
  • Hathersage
  • Heanor
  • Ilkeston
  • Long Eaton
  • Melbourne
  • New Mills
  • Ripley
  • Shirebrook
  • Staveley
  • Whaley Bridge
  • Wirksworth

Station Key Personnel

Watch Manager

Crew Manager

Fire Fighter

Watch Manager

The Watch Manager is identified from the role makings 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.

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Station Appliances

Water Ladder Pump

Netras Unit with Pods

Water Ladder Pump

Able to attend all fire service incidents. Crewed by 4-6 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.
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