Gillingham is an on-call station, so its firefighters have other jobs and obligations. They commit time to the Fire & Rescue Service throughout the week and respond to emergency calls when paged.
Click here to see more information about this station and what being an on-call firefighter here can entail.
This is also a co-responder station, where firefighters support the ambulance service by attending medical emergencies ahead of a paramedic arriving.
This fire station has a clothing recycling bank for the Fire Fighters Charity.
The meeting room at this fire station is available for use by community groups and external agencies. For more information, click here.
- One fire engine
- An Environmental Support Unit
Station Manager – Paul Redford
Non-station specific enquiries
- For smoke alarm issues or to request a Safe & Well visit, call 0800 038 2323
- For recruitment queries, call 01722 691444 or email [email protected]
- For general enquiries, call 01722 691000
Be an on-call firefighter
14:05hrs Mere and Gillingham mobilised to a chimney fire
Happened on 18th April, 2020 at 14:05:00
Warehouse fire – Stalbridge
Happened on 16th March, 2020 at 04:43:00
Barn Fire – Shaftsbury
Happened on 3rd March, 2020 at 17:38:00
Happened on 3rd March, 2020 at 12:44:00
Premises Fire – West Stour
Happened on 5th February, 2020 at 16:44:00
Bonfire – Mere
Happened on 26th January, 2020 at 11:35:00
Premises Fire – Mere
Happened on 12th December, 2019 at 18:02:00
Fire storage barn – Cann
Happened on 2nd December, 2019 at 23:34:00
- 14:05hrs Mere and Gillingham mobilised to a chimney fire