Winchester Fire Station
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Winchester: 30

Winchester Group

This section contains the Group Manager's Office for Winchester.

Address

Easton Lane
Winnall
Winchester
Hampshire
SO23 0LF

Fire Ground

All of the Winchester City area and outlying rural area which includes the M3 Motorway and A34 trunk road.

Crew

Wholetime

1 x Station Manager and 4 watches of 1 x Watch Manager, 1 x Crew Manager and 5 Wholetime Firefighters.

Retained

1 x Retained Watch Manager, 1 x Retained Crew Manager, 12 x Retained Firefighters.

Station Manager

Ben Smith

Drill Night

Retained duty system members drill on a Wednesday 1900 - 2200 hours

Date built/moved into

February 2011

Additional Information

Winchester covers all the City Centre and a large amount of surrounding rural area. Its ground contains buildings up to 900 years old, which includes The Cathedral and College.

The SEU (Special Equipment Unit) regularly supports surrounding stations at RTAs (road traffic accidents) and can fulfil decontamination, BA (breathing apparatus) control and other specialist roles at larger incidents.

Vehicles at this station

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Incidents of Interest

  1. Recent incidentCoach fire near Liphook put out by firefighters06/09/2018Four engines were called to attend a coach fire on a busy Hampshire A road. The crews included firefighters from Liphook, Grayshott, Surrey Fire and Rescue Service and a water carrier from Bordon. Four hose reel jets, two main jets and eight sets of breathing apparatus were used. Heavy traffic delays were caused by the incident on the A3 between Grayshott and Liphook. The stop message was at 17:48.
  2. Recent incidentFirefighters tackle 80-tonne rubbish pile at Basingstoke recycling site 29/08/2018Firefighters have been tackling a blaze in a large pile of household rubbish at a recycling site just outside Basingstoke. The fire was discovered just after 10pm last night (29 August) in the tipping hall at the site near Chineham. The fire has involved around 80 tonnes of household waste and the crews have been using a digger, alongside other mechanical vehicles and equipment, to dig out the rubbish and extinguish it. At its height overnight, around 50 firefighters were tackling...
  3. Historical 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...
  4. Historical 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...
  5. Historical 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...
  6. Historical 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...
  7. Historical 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...


Schools Coverage

  • All Saints C of E Primary
  • Cheriton Primary
  • Colden Common Primary
  • Compton All Saints C of E Primary
  • Harestock Primary
  • Itchen Abbas Primary
  • John Keble C of E Primary
  • Kingsworthy Primary
  • Olivers Battery Primary
  • Osborne Special
  • Otterbourne C of E Primary
  • Owslebury Primary
  • Princes Mead
  • Shepherds Down School
  • Sparsholt C of E Primary
  • St Bedes Catholic primary
  • Stanmore Primary
  • The Pilgrims School
  • Weeke Primary
  • Western Primary
  • Winnall Primary


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.