St Mary's Fire Station
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St Mary's: 54

Southampton Group

Wholetime Station

Address

St Mary's Road
Southampton
SO14 0BJ

Location Map

Fire Ground

All of the Southampton City Area.

Crew

Four Wholetime Duty System watches of 15 personnel and 1 Retained Duty System Unit of 12 personnel.

Station Manager

SM Paul Parry

Drill Night

Thursday from 1900 until 2200 hours

Date built/moved into

November 2001.

Additional Information

St Mary's Fire Station covers all the city centre plus some of the surrounding suburbs. The ground covered is extremely diverse ranging from highly commercial and industrial areas close to the city centre, moving out to the local housing authority estates and private housing. Some of the risks on the Station ground are West Quay Shopping Centre, the St Mary's Football Stadium and the Leisure World Entertainment complex. The Station is also on the immediate pre-determined attendance for Southampton International Airport and the BP Hamble Petroleum Depot. 

St Mary's currently has a P6, P7, ALP and a Small Fires Vehicle and assists the whole of Hampshire with missing persons incidents. 

The last major fire on the station ground was Shamrock Quay Boat Yard in November 1998 where some 22 pumping appliances were needed to fight a large fire which caused over 5 million pounds worth of damage.

Vehicles at this station

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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...


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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.