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Swadlincote Community Fire & Ambulance Station
Civic Way
DE11 0AE


General Fire Service Enquiries: 01773 305305

Duty System

Day Crewing

Weekly Training : Tuesday 18:30

Swadlincote Fire station is a whole time 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 watch.

Duty System

Day Crewing Duty System

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.

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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

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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