Wigston Fire Station

Contact Details

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

Appliances

  • 1 x fire engine with pump rescue ladder
  • 1 x fire engine with water ladder
  • 1 x Command Support Vehicle
  • 1 x charity 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

Recruitment On Call Firefighter

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Domestic Violence
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Child Abuse Helpline
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Young Person's Mental Health
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Cuthbert decided to have a few beers then go for a drive. The consequences could be lethal. Firefighter Elf Louis had to use his ‘jaws of life’ to extricate a badly injured elf.

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It is not a good idea to charge electrical items such as phones under your pillow they may also explode or cause a fire! Also avoid cheap imitation chargers as they may not meet the safety standards required in the UK

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Not defrosting your windscreen properly can dangerously obstruct your view of the road. You can get a £100 fine & 3 points if you drive with obscured vision.

It’s tough, but set your alarm early to allow for defrost time.

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Our vehicles are winter ready are yours?

Check your tyres for tread depth & pressure.

Check the coolant & screen wash levels.

Check Wiper blades & light bulbs.

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