31: Andover Fire Station
Purple Pin

Andover: 31

Test Valley and Eastleigh Group
Wholetime Station

Address

London Street
Andover
SP10 2PF

Locating Map

Station Manager

Daniel Miles

Drill Night

Wednesday 1830 - 2130 hours

Additional Information

Partnership working

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service values its involvement in partnership working with other agencies. This joined up approach to reducing risk in the Test Valley and Eastleigh areas covered by the two district councils, has enabled us to reduce the number of arson related incidents over the past year. To find out more about our community safety partnerships and those involved please use the following links to see who our partners are:

Co-responders

Did you know that 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.

Vehicles at this station

Vehicle information for Andover is currently being updated.

Incidents of Interest

  1. Recent incidentFirefighters called to refuse fire in Fareham17/09/2019Firefighters were called in the early hours of the morning to a refuse fire at a Waste Transfer Site on Down End Road, Fareham. Fire engines from Fareham, Cosham, Wickham, Southsea and further support vehicles were called to the scene at 04:02. The blaze involved 100 tonnes of waste in an open fronted covered storage unit and was tackled with 19 sets of breathing apparatus, compressed air foam solution and hose reels. Firefighters worked to contain contaminated water to protect the...
  2. Recent incidentCity centre rooftop blaze tackled by firefighters16/09/2019A fire broke out just before midnight yesterday in the roof space of a four-storey building on Oxford Street, Southampton. Firefighters were called from St Mary’s, Redbridge, Hightown, Eastleigh, Lyndhurst, Cosham, Totton, and Botley, with specialist vehicles also required including the aerial ladder platform. One casualty was treated by South Central Ambulance Service for smoke inhalation. The ground and first floor were used as a pizza restaurant, with the upper floors used as flats...
  3. Recent incident80 Firefighters tackle thatched roof fire overnight, which destroys beautiful Hampshire home 07/09/2019Fire Control was alerted to a two storey thatched roof fire on Beauworth Road, Alresford at 19:03. Unfortunately, the fire was rapidly taking hold and had spread to the entire roof space when the first crews arrived. Residents of the property had evacuated and were in a place of safety. Working hard in tough conditions crews from Alresford, Bishops Waltham, Eastleigh, St Mary’s, Redbridge, Fareham, Winchester, Hightown, Botley, Alton, Totton, Romsey responded. Crews salvaged what they...
  4. Recent incidentSix engines called to blaze at Southampton dry cleaners06/09/2019About 30 firefighters were called to tackle a blaze at an Ocean Village dry cleaners. Crews attended from St Mary's, Redbridge, Hightown, Cosham and Eastleigh. The blaze was on Floating Bridge Road, Southampton. The fire broke out in a storage area and had spread to the roof space. Crews used six sets of breathing apparatus, two jets, two hose reels, tactical ventilation and an Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP). The stop message was at 06:27.
  5. Recent incidentBlaze at derelict former nursing home in Farnborough02/09/2019More than 40 firefighters tackled a blaze at a derelict former nursing home. Crews from Rushmoor, Basingstoke and Odiham tackled the flames with three engines from Surrey Fire and Rescue Service. Two Aerial Ladder Platforms (ALP) were also at the scene in Sorrel Close, Farnborough. Crews used four jets and 12 sets of breathing apparatus. The roof and first floor were severely damaged in the fire and the ground floor was also affected. The stop message was at 20:55.
  6. Recent incidentFire at Marchwood waste centre02/09/2019About 30 firefighters were called to a waste transfer centre in Marchwood this morning. The fire, in Bury Road, was contained to a concrete bay and involved a large amount of bulky domestic waste. Crews, from Redbridge, St Mary's, Beaulieu and Eastleigh, used three water jets and foam to tackle the blaze before damping down. Three engines attended the incident with support vehicles including an Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP), a water carrier and a command unit. The stop message was at...
  7. Historical incidentEarly morning wake up call for family without working smoke alarms19/08/2019Crews from Fareham and Eastleigh were called to Westminster Gardens in Fareham in the early hours of Monday morning to a fire in the ground floor of a house. The fire appeared to have been started by a mobile phone charger. The smoke alarms were not working as they had no batteries and the families only way to escape would have been through the fire. The family – consisting of two adults and a thirteen-year-old female – were alerted to the fire when the daughter noticed an orange glow...
  8. Historical incidentChiquita the miniature horse rescued by firefighters from a concrete drain15/08/2019Crews from Cosham, Winchester, Brockenhurst, Gosport, and the Eastleigh USAR Team were called to Purbrook Heath Road in Waterlooville when a miniature horse was found trapped in a 1.5m concrete drain. The horse measured 9.2 hands and weighed approximately 250kg. Equine vets and animal rescue experts also came to the scene to assist. Chiquita was successfully lifted from the drain using an animal rescue harness and USAR manitou. She was unharmed during the rescue and handed over...


Schools Coverage

  • Abbotts Anne Primary
  • Amport C of E Primary
  • Andover Primary
  • Anton Infant
  • Anton Junior
  • Appleshaw St Peters C of E Primary
  • Balksbury Infant
  • Balksbury Junior
  • Clatford C of E Primary
  • Endeavour Primary
  • Farleigh School
  • Grateley Primary
  • Hatherden C of E Primary
  • Hurstbourne Tarrant C of E
  • Icknield School
  • Kimpton Thruxton and Fyfield C of E
  • Knights Enham Infant
  • Longparish C of E Primary
  • Norman Gate
  • Portway Infant
  • Portway Junior
  • Roman Way Primary
  • Rookwood school
  • Shipton Bellinger Primary
  • Smanell and Enham C of E Primary
  • Vernham Dean Gillums C of E
  • Vigo Infant
  • Vigo Junior
  • Wherwell Primary
  • Wolversdene School

Note: This list is not exhaustive, but reflects the schools we have visited in the last 18 months. As more visits are carried out, the list of school will change to reflect that.