Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service

The Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service is the fire service serving the county of Oxfordshire, England.[1] It is predominately an on-call fire service, although also has whole-time support.

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service (OFRS)
Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service.jpg
Operational area
CountryEngland
CountyOxfordshire
Agency overview
Chief Fire OfficerRob MacDougal
Facilities and equipment
Stations25
Engines35
Platforms1
Rescues1
Website
www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/residents/fire-and-public-safety/fire-and-rescue-service Edit this at Wikidata

Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters is in Kidlington, Oxford, Oxfordshire. This is also the location of the fire service workshops. Oxfordshires control room is now based at Reading, as part of the Thames Valley Fire Control Centre, in partnership with Royal Berkshire and Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue services. Kidlington's control room now acts as a backup/secondary control in the event of a failure at Reading.

The chief fire officer is Rob MacDougal.

Fire stationsEdit

 
Goring Fire Station
 
Wantage Fire Station
 
Didcot Fire Station
 
Thame Fire Station

The Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service currently operates out of 25 fire stations, three of which are crewed on a wholetime 24-hour basis with retained (on-call) back-up, three stations are day-crewed and retained, and 19 are crewed solely by retained on-call firefighters.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ online@oxfordshire.gov.uk, Oxfordshire County Council, 01865 792422. "Fire and Rescue Service". oxfordshire.gov.uk. Retrieved 8 April 2018.

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