Redbridge Fire Station
Purple Pin

Redbridge: 53

Southampton Group
Wholetime Station

This station contains the Group Manager's Office for Southampton

Address

Redbridge Hill
Southampton
SO16 4LZ

Location Map

Fire Ground

Local geographical wards include Redbridge, Millbrook, Shirley, Lordshill, Coxford plus the wider Southampton City.

Redbridge local risks include a large area of mainly residential (including high-rise) and commercial properties. Western Docks, Southampton General Hospital, motorway and arterial road routes also fall within the boundaries of Redbridge's station ground.

Currently the station has two Operational Response appliances - a Rescue Pump (front line fire appliance) and an RSV (Response Support Vehicle) - a specialist response appliance with equipment for incidents including water/unstable ground and road traffic incidents involving HGV's & HazMat.

Crew

1 x Station Manager
4 x Watch Manager
4 x Crew Managers
32 Firefighters

Station Manager

SM Greg Garrett

Date built/moved into

1960

Additional Information

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Incidents of Interest

  1. Recent incidentPortsmouth townhouse badly damaged in fire11/08/2018A Portsmouth townhouse was badly damaged after fire spread to the roof of the property. Neighbours called 999 after fire was spotted on the balcony of the house’s third floor. More than 25 firefighters from Southsea, Cosham, Havant and Portchester were needed to bring the flames under control. Crews in breathing apparatus were able to establish there was no-one inside the terraced property and no-one was injured in the incident. Half of the house’s roof was damaged by fire, with...
  2. Recent incidentOver 30 firefighters tackle large house blaze in Portsmouth leaving eight homes damaged08/08/2018Crews from Southsea, Cosham, Portchester, Havant and St Mary's have tackled a fire in a terraced house property in Hilsea, Portsmouth. The fire spread internally through the house seriously damaging three properties. The fire was very hard to contain and unfortunately fire and smoke also spread through the roof space and damaged eight properties in total. No one was injured during the incident and all residents were accounted for. One residents West Highland Terrier was treated by...
  3. Recent incidentFareham grassland severely damaged as firefighters evacuate homes05/08/2018Crews from Fareham and Hightown tackled a grass land fire off Hunts Pond Road in Fareham this afternoon. An area stretching 100M x 100M has been severely damaged by fire. Crews used two hose reels, one main jet and beaters to prevent fire spread and for damping down. Two properties were evacuated by firefighters as a precaution and residents in the surrounding area were advised to stay indoors and close their windows and doors. The cause of the fire is yet to be investigated. The stop...
  4. Recent incidentSprinkler saves Southampton cinema from blaze04/08/2018Crews from St Mary's and Redbridge were called to reports of a fire at Southampton's West Quay South, Showcase Cinema. The small fire occurred in a freezer unit and was extinguished by the buildings sprinkler system, before fire crews were called. The West Quay South building was evacuated by staff and crews were alerted by the buildings detection system. Unfortunately, the sprinkler which successfully distinguished the fire then leaked excess water, causing damage to the...
  5. Recent incidentFirefighters tackle Alresford barn blaze02/08/2018Firefighters from across the county were called to a barn fully alight in Ropley near Alresford just before 4pm yesterday. The barn, located near to several domestic properties, contained a forklift vehicle and 1500 bales of hay. HFRS worked with the electricity company to isolate the power from nearby cables, Southern Water and the Environment Agency. Relief crews from Droxford, Alresford, Basingstoke, St Mary’s and Cosham were required to replace the initial firefighters on the...
  6. Recent incidentThree rescued from flat fire in Winchester 25/07/2018Crews from Winchester and Eastleigh were called to a fire in a flat in Cranworth Road, Winchester. The fire was contained to the flats bedroom on the second floor. Two casualties were rescued by firefighters and given Immediate Emergency Care (IEC), by crews and were then treated by South Central Ambulance Service. A female from a neighbouring flat was also rescued. Crews used two sets of breathing apparatus, one hose reel and positive pressure ventilation to clear the smoke logged flats....
  7. Recent incidentFlats damaged in Farnborough block blaze22/07/2018Fire crews from Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey tackled a blaze in a three-storey block of flats in Farnborough. Vehicles from Rushmoor, Fleet, Basingstoke and Hartley Wintney were supported by colleagues from across the border at the fire on Wood Lane. Called at just after 8pm to a fire affecting the roof of the building, firefighters used eight sets of breathing apparatus, two jets, two hose reels and the Aerial Ladder Platform to stop the blaze. Nobody was hurt in the fire which...
  8. Recent incidentHeathland burned by Gosport wildfire 18/07/2018An area of heathland the size of a football pitch was scorched by fire near Gosport. Firefighters discovered two separate seats of fire on the patch of land at Browndown, so were forced to fight the flames from multiple locations. Thirty firefighters were needed to surround the fires. They used hoses and beaters to extinguish the flames. The fires were out by just after 7pm but crews remained on the scene to damp down and ensure there were no further ignitions. No-one was...


Schools Coverage   

       
  • Fairisle Infant
  • Fairisle Junior
  • Foundry Lane Primary
  • Freemantle C of E Infant
  • Hollybrook Infant
  • Hollybrook Junior
  • Holy Family Catholic Primary
  • Mansel Park Primary
  • Mason Moor Primary
  • Newlands Primary
  • Nursling C of E Primary
  • Oakwood Infant
  • Oakwood Junior
  • Redbridge Primary
  • Rowhams St John Primary
  • Shirley Infants
  • Shirley Junior
  • Shirley Warren Primary
  • Sinclair Primary
  • Tanners Brook Infant
  • Tanners Brook Junior
  • Vermont Special School
  • Wordsworth Infant

           

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.