Fire Stations

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Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) provides cover 24 hours a day, 365 days a year from 18 fire stations across the county of Berkshire, ranging from Langley and Slough in the east to Lambourn and Hungerford in the west.

Fire stations are crewed by a mix of wholetime (full-time) and on-call (retained) firefighters dependent on the risk determined for each area. Fire stations are crewed by a rotating watch duty system of operational personnel, where these watches work the following:

  • Two days of 9am to 6pm 
  • Two nights of 6pm to 9am
  • Four days off-duty

Mortimer

About
Mortimer fire station is in West End Road and is a retained station which means that its firefighters respond from their place of work or from home. They carry pagers, which are activated when there is an incident that they are required to attend. 
 
There is one fire engine at Mortimer, a Mercedes Atego water tender ladder, and currently six firefighters at the station. 
 
Training and drill nights take place every Monday at the station. Mortimer’s firefighters also work and train regularly alongside the wholetime colleagues. 
 
The building dates from 1975, the following year Mortimer Fire Brigade became part of Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Crew Type
On-call
Opened
1975
Appliances
1x fire engine
Address
West End Road, Mortimer, Berkshire, RG7 3TE
West End Road
Berkshire
Mortimer
West Berkshire
RG7 3TE
United Kingdom