Contact Details

  • Bull Head St, Wigston Magna, Leics, LE18 1PB

Appliances

  • Pump Rescue Appliance             Call sign 31P1
  • Water Tender Appliance             Call Sign 31P2
  • Command Support Vehicle        Call Sign 31C1
  • Mini Fire Engine
  • 4×4 Mini Fire Engine Support Vehicle
  • Utility Vehicle

List of community facilities

  • Wigston Station has a popular and well equipped, self-contained community room that is used and available for use for various groups and societies.

District

Oadby and Wigston Borough Council

About

Wigston Fire and Rescue Station was built in the 1950’s. The station is typical of its kind with its curving roof, jettied first floor and flat-roofed flanking appliance bays. More than 40 operational and three non-operational personnel are based at Wigston Fire and Rescue Station providing an emergency response service 24/7 to the local area. Typically Wigston Fire and Rescue Station attends a large variety of calls due to its location on the outskirts of the city and its close proximity to the more rural south east of the county. As a station, our crews not only attend emergencies but also carry out a great deal of work in the community, whether it be testing the fire hydrant at the end of your street, giving fire safety advise to your children at school or attending various community events and businesses in the Oadby and Wigston area. Occasionally, when required, our crews are requested to assist other agencies such as the police, ambulance and the RSPCA. Large incidents are not so common however, the crews at Wigston will be mobilised to assist, particularly as the station has a Command Support Vehicle based there. This appliance is used to help manage the larger or more complex incidents where many different resources are in use.

Duty/Crewing at station

Wholetime and On Call

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✅ Please DO ‘Clap For Carers’ tomorrow evening! ✅ ❌Please DO NOT light sky lanterns for them.❌ They are not safe and can cause large fires as well as being bad for the environment and animals. #StaySafe #StayHome #ClapForCarers #NoSkyLanterns https://t.co/nxXX1kMmqF LFRSWigston_ photo

This is an incident we attended yesterday, one caravan well alight.

Reported by a lone person using their outdoor exercise time. However we also saw a big group on bikes totally ignoring social distancing rules!

Please stay at home and stay safe for us!!

#StayHome #StaySafe https://t.co/leLx4H7R06
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Planning on having a bonfire in your garden? Please let us know! We have needlessly attended a number of incidents of this nature. Please call 01162634180 to inform @LFRSFireControl Do not do this via Facebook or Twitter #StaySafe #Bonfire #GardenFire https://t.co/ILXQsqIFnV LFRSWigston_ photo

YOU ARE NOT INVINCIBLE!!

SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL SAVE LIVES!!

Imagine the matches are your family and friends and the fire is COVID-19 spreading! With just one match ‘socially distanced’ the fire stops spreading.

#StayAtHome #StaySafe #SocialDistancing https://t.co/DZCqko0OkD
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Very sad day. The joint woking of all emergency services was outstanding.

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