23: Cosham Fire Station
Purple Pin

Cosham: 23

Portsmouth Group
Wholetime Station


Wayte Street

Location Map

Station Manager

Paul Riddell

Date built/moved into


Additional Information

Two front line appliances (Rescue Pump and Water Tender Ladder) and RSV (Response Support Vehicle) which has specialist equipment for specialist rescues or support incidents (e.g. water and mud rescues, HGV or severe entrapment RTC's and Hazardous Materials).

Vehicles at this station

Vehicle information for Cosham 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...

Schools Coverage

  • Cliffdale Primary
  • College Park Infant
  • Court Lane Junior
  • Highbury Primary
  • Medina Primary
  • Portsdown Primary
  • Solent Infant
  • Solent Junior
  • Stamshaw Infant
  • Stamshaw Junior

    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.