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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Today we’re in #Wigston providing safety advice to residents following last week's fatal fire https://t.co/ACZ8piwDYW If you see firefighters come and chat to them about your home fire safety #CommunitySafety #SaferPeopleSaferPlaces #HomeFireSafety @LFRS_CommSafety @LFRSWigston_ https://t.co/ijrmLCX5qG LFRSWigston_ photo

Friday to Sunday, crews from @LFRSWigston_ and @LFRS_CommSafety will be in the area of Salcombe Close, Wigston, giving residents advice following a fatal fire last weekend. Read more here ➡ https://t.co/ACZ8piwDYW #CommunitySafety #SaferPeopleSaferPlaces #HomeFireSafety https://t.co/UrlM2ugKL7 LFRSWigston_ photo

Over the last 8 days 6 people have lost their lives in incidents we have attended across the east Midlands please when visiting loved ones over the Easter holidays check their smoke alarms and make sure they have an escape plan https://t.co/wqn8QL0HEb

Over the weekend crews from @LFRS_Central @LFRSWigston_ @LFRSSouthern will be in the area of Saffron Lane giving residents advice following a fatal fire last month. Read more here: https://t.co/GPBKXKqp7q #CommunitySafety #SaferPeopleSaferPlaces #HomeFireSafety https://t.co/KOt1H601CI LFRSWigston_ photo

This was our absolute pleasure! #StaySafe https://t.co/eCjCNUXz7w
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Stoneygate School @stoneygateschl
Thank you to @LFRSWigston_ who visited our Reception class this week. The children tried on uniform, looked at the tools used, sat in the cab and squirted water from the hose. The visit ended by the sounding of the siren and flashing blue lights. #firefighters #education https://t.co/rYxr6kTWWv

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