38: Botley Fire Station
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Botley: 38

Fareham and Gosport Group

Address  

Winchester Street
Botley
Southampton
Hampshire
SO30 2EB

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Station Manager

Tim Spencer-Peet

Drill Night

Tuesday 1830 - 2130 hours   

Date Built / Moved into

1972

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.

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

Vehicle information for Botley is currently being updated.

Incidents of Interest

  1. Recent incidentHundreds of old film reels lost in fire02/12/2019A fire in an outbuilding was well alight when crews from St Mary’s, Redbridge, Hightown, Eastleigh, and Hythe arrived at the scene. The outbuilding contained hundreds of highly flammable cine nitrate film. Twelve breathing apparatus’, one main jet, one hose reel jet, compressed air foam solution, and one ultra high pressure lance have been used so far to tackle the fire. The roof also partially collapsed on the outbuilding. At this time the incident is still ongoing with the...
  2. Vehicles destroyed in Basingstoke garage blaze28/09/2019Ten vehicles have been destroyed in a garage fire. Three engines and an Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP) attended from Basingstoke with a water carrier from Fleet. The blaze was in Aldermaston Road South, Basingstoke. Crews used water jets and foam to extinguish the blaze. The stop message was at 23.09 and crews remained on the scene damping down.
  3. Firefighters 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...
  4. City 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...
  5. 80 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...
  6. Six 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.
  7. Blaze 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.
  8. Fire 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...
  9. Early 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...