Alresford Fire Station
Purple Pin

Alresford: 36

Winchester Group

Address  

Pound Hill    
Alresford   
SO24 9BP

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Station Manager

Craig Gregory

Drill night

Monday 1845 - 2145 hours   

Watch Manager Jon Marshall

Date built/moved into

1939/40

Firefighters at this station receive extra training to provide a medical response, along with the ambulance service, to life-threatening incidents in their local community.

Additional information

  • 1690 - the first manual fire engine at Alresford was kept in the tower of the Church
  • 1858 - a Horse drawn Fire Engine was purchased with 160ft of hose for £135.00 and was stored at the Swan Hotel
  • 1879 - Alresford Volunteer Fire Brigade was formed and it was headed by Captain Marx
  • 1881 - Town Trust built a fire station in Broad Street, this was in use until 1940 when the existing station was opened, and is still use today

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Incidents of Interest

  1. Historical incidentFirefighters tackle large Farnborough flat blaze08/02/2019Crews have tackled a large fire in South Street, Farnborough. We were called at 09:23 today to a fire involving eight flats. There are 10 engines and specialist vehicles including an aerial ladder platform. Everyone is safe and accounted for. Crews used 32 sets of breathing apparatus, four main jets, two hose reel jets and covering jets. The stop message was at 13:49.
  2. Historical incidentFirefighters tackle Ocado warehouse blaze05/02/2019The Ocado warehouse blaze in Andover is now under control. More than 200 firefighters were involved in tackling the fire which broke out at 2.44am on February 5 and was declared a major incident. Four firefighters were been treated for minor smoke inhalation. An evacuation was carried out to a distance of 500 metres around the site. This has now been lifted. The roads around are the site are also now open, although firefighting operations continue. Teams from HFRS have been...
  3. Historical incidentTrapped male rescued from house fire, following survival advice from control04/02/2019Rushmoor crews were called to a house fire on Sidlaws Road in Farnborough in the early hours of this morning (04 February), after the resident reported the fire to our control room. Control operators provided fire safety survival advice to the male occupant from the first call until the crews arrived at the scene and successfully rescued him. The casualty suffered from smoke inhalation and was given immediate emergency care by crews before being taken onto hospital by ambulance. The...
  4. Historical incidentMore than 50 firefighters tackle farmhouse blaze in Rotherwick 02/02/2019More than 50 firefighters and support crew have attended a blaze at a farmhouse in Rotherwick. The three storey building in Frog Lane was a detached domestic dwelling. The fire took hold of 75% of the roof space and second floor. Crews used 13 sets of breathing apparatus, 5 jets, 3 hose reel jets and positive pressure ventilation, to tackle the fire. No animals were involved in the incident. Firefighters attended from Odiham, Hartley Wintney, Basingstoke, Fleet, Overton and Tadley with...
  5. Man dies in Farnborough flat fire21/01/2019A 62-year-old man has died following a fire in Farnborough. Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a flat fire in Sullivan Close at 08:38 on Monday morning (January 21). Three crews from Rushmoor Fire Station and one crew from Surrey Fire and Rescue Service attended the incident in the front room of a two-storey building. The firefighters used four sets of breathing apparatus, two jets, two hose reels and tactical ventilation to extinguish the fire. The stop message was...
  6. Cottage destroyed by fire, despite efforts from Hampshire, Surrey and Berkshire crews19/01/2019Firefighters from Hampshire, Surrey and Berkshire were called to a house fire in a single floor domestic property. Unfortunately, the property was 100% destroyed by fire. One male was given immediate emergency care at the scene and taken to hospital by ambulance. Crews from Rushmoor, Fleet, Camberley, Reading and Bracknell used three jets and one hose reel to bring the fire under control. The cause of the fire is still to be investigated.
  7. Barn fire engulfs 1000 hay bales in Fareham16/01/2019Firefighters from across the county were called to a barn fire at a farm in Fareham last night (17 Jan). Approximately 1000 bales of hay were destroyed in the blaze which started just after 8pm at the farm on Spurlings Road. Crews from Fareham, Wickham and Cosham were called to the scene along with specialist vehicles such including two Water Carriers. Relief crews from Droxford, Havant and Southsea took over the incident at various points throughout the night as firefighters...
  8. Firefighters rescue cat and owner stuck in tree16/01/2019Firefighters were called to an incident in Warsash Rd, Fareham this morning. A cat was stuck up a tree and its owner had gone up to rescue it and also become stuck. The pair were rescued using a short ladder. A crew from Fareham attended. It is understood the cat had been missing for three days and was named Harry. The stop message was 12:03.
  9. Calmore warehouse destroyed in early morning blaze10/01/2019A warehouse in Calmore was destroyed in a fire which broke out in the early hours of this morning (10 Jan). Hampshire Constabulary closed Salisbury Road to allow access for emergency vehicles. The electricity to the property was isolated due to arcing electrical cables, with crews also aware of gas canisters involved in the fire. Firefighters from Totton, Redbridge, St Mary's, Eastleigh and Romsey extinguished the fire using four main jets and three hose reel jets. The scene...