The Establishment is the number of posts required to make the Station fully resourced. This Station has an establishment of:-
Note: A Retained unit may be filled by more than one Retained firefighter depending upon the number hours that the firefighter can commit to.
The Retained Firefighters Drill night is Tuesday at 19.00 hrs.
|Extended Rescue Pump||Echo22|
|Volvo Extended Rescue Pump carrying a variety of ladders including a 12 metre ladder, 1800 litres water and a pump capable of supplying 2250 litres/min. It is a multi purpose appliance carrying a large amount of equipment including dedicated hydraulic rescue tools, water safety and rescue equipment, oxygen, etc.|
|Water Tender Ladder||Whiskey22|
|Multi purpose appliance that carries both firefighting and rescue equipment. It carries 1800 litres of water and a pump that can deliver 2250 litres of water per minute.|
|Rope Rescue Vehicle||Sierra22|
|A dedicated 4 x 4 Vehicle equipped with specialist Rope Rescue Equipment and manned by a team of highly trained professionals, to undertake things such as Cliff Rescues, Rescues from High Rise Buildings or structures such as Masts etc, as well as confined spaces such as Wells and Silo's.|
|Incident Command Unit||Charlie22|
The Fire Service Emergency Cover Software (FSEC) Map [pdf, 848K, opens in new tab] provides a graphically breakdown of the Risks for this Station Area.
An explanation of how to use this Map is available on the FSEC Map Cover Note [pdf, 203K, opens in new tab].
The Fire Service Emergency Cover Software combines the following information to determine our "Planned Response".
The Planned Response will consist of a combination of :
The Risks are classified into five levels listed below:
The areas of risk are mapped out to include a set number of households and this often results in detailed risk catchments for inner City areas and larger risk catchments where houses are adjacent to open/rural spaces.
Each Station Area has its own particular mix of risks and problems and tools such as FSEC help to identify and quantify these Risks.
This results in specific aims and objectives per station which are incorporated into the Station Action Plan.
The Station Action Plan highlights performance over the last year and the borough targets to which this station contributes for this year.
Bexhill Station Action Plan 2012-13 [pdf, 1.3M, opens in new tab]
The present building replaced the original(1896) in Beeching Road in 1971.
Wholetime and retained firefighters crew
The station provides cover for an area of approximately 45 sq miles and co-coordinated response to Rope Rescue Incidents with Battle Fire Station.
Bexhill consists of many large converted Victorian properties and now incorporates Little Common and Sidley. Bexhill also serves the outlying villages of Hooe, Ninefield and Catsfield.