Botley Fire Station
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Botley: 38

Fareham and Gosport Group


Winchester Street
SO30 2EB

Location Map

Fire Ground

Botley area


1 Watch Manager (M Woods - Retained Officer in Charge)

2 Crew Managers

13 Firefighters

Station Manager

Tim Spencer-Peet

Drill Night

Tuesday 1830 - 2130 hours   

Date Built / Moved into



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.

Additional Information

Farm museum.

Flour mill museum being built

2 railway stations

The River Hamble

1903 had French fire pump on station

Vehicles at this station

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Incidents of Interest

  1. Recent incidentFirefighter administers jam sandwiches05/04/2018An on-call firefighter administered jam sandwiches to a diabetic having a 'hypo'. The co-responder from Alresford helped monitor the pensioner's condition and worked with our colleagues from South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS). The incident took place in Itchen Stoke. We left the scene at 18:06.
  2. Recent incidentFire on Pizza bus a day after it opens04/04/2018Two crews from Hythe and Hardley attended a fire in Tesco car park in Sizer Way. A fire had broken out in a traditional wood-burning pizza oven on a double decker bus that had been refitted as a mobile restaurant. The fire spread to the rest of the bus. Two sets of breathing apparatus, two hose reels and tactical ventilation were used. The stop message was at 07:03. The fire started the day after the business was launched.
  3. Recent incidentDog rescued after Shirley frying pan blaze03/04/2018Crews from Redbridge and St Mary's rescued a dog from a kitchen fire in Vaudrey Close, Shirley, Southampton. The fire was started by oil in a pan. Two sets of breathing apparatus were used along with one jet. The stop message was at 13:29. The rescued dog was believed to be a 10-year-old Shih Tzu cross-breed.
  4. Recent incidentCrews tackle bin chute fire at Portsmouth high-rise block01/04/2018Crews from Southsea, Cosham, Portchester, Fareham and Havant attended a fire at Barkis House, Portsmouth. The fire was in the third floor external bin chute. Crews used four sets of breathing apparatus, one jet, one hose reel and one positive pressure ventilation for smoke clearance. No one was injured during the incident. The stop came in at 13:58.
  5. Recent incidentCrews rescue man and his dogs from kitchen fire in Southampton 30/03/2018Hightown and Redbridge crews tackled a kitchen fire in a mid-terraced property on Nursery Road. A 63 year old male was rescued by crews and taken to Southampton General by South Central Ambulance Service, for minor burns and smoke inhalation. Two dogs were rescued from the property. One dog was resuscitated by crews at the scene. Both dogs are now in the care of a local vet and being treated for smoke inhalation. The property was 100% consumed by smoke and crews tackled the fire with one...
  6. Recent incidentFire on the dance floor in Portsmouth nightclub28/03/2018Vehicles from Southsea, St Mary’s, Portchester and Cosham, including the Aerial Ladder Platform, were called to a fire on the dance floor at a nightclub on Guildhall Walk in Portsmouth. Everyone was safely evacuated from the premises after the fire involving ducting was discovered. The blaze on the second floor of the three-storey building resulted in smoke logging throughout the nightclub. The fire was extinguished using six sets of breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets, two jets...
  7. Recent incidentFire crews rescue two cats in Portswood kitchen fire26/03/2018Three crews from St Mary's and Hightown attended a flat fire in which the kitchen was destroyed. Other parts of the home were badly damaged by smoke. The fire broke out in Portswood Road, Portswood. Two cats were rescued by crews and given oxygen before being handed on to vets. Firefighters used four sets of breathing apparatus, a hose reel, a jet, an ultra high pressure lance and tactical ventilation to tackle the blaze. The stop message was at 11:22.
  8. Historical incidentMore than 120 firefighters tackle large thatch fire in Ampfield19/03/2018Crews from across the county have attended a large thatch fire in Ampfield. There were 25 engines and several support vehicles, including two aerial ladder platforms, at the scene. At its peak about 170 emergency service personnel were in attendance and appliances came from 25 fire stations across Hampshire. The blaze broke out about 5pm on March 19. Nobody was injured and the crews got the fire under control as they fought to save the building which was a two-storey hotel in Winchester...
  9. Historical incidentBookshop blaze in Southampton tackled by fire crews06/03/2018Firefighters were called to a large blaze inside a bookshop on Above Bar Street in Southampton. Appliances from St Mary’s, Redbridge, Hightown, Eastleigh, Service Headquarters and Fareham fire stations attended the incident which saw thick black smoke emanating from the shop. The store was safely evacuated and there were no reports of any injuries. The fire in the ground floor of the four-storey building was tackled with 30 sets of breathing apparatus, three jets, two hose reel jets,...