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 Wednesday at 18:45hrs.
|Maxi-Cab Rescue Pump Ladder - 1:7 Foam||Mike-Charlie07|
|Volvo extended rescue pump able to carry a crew of 8 firefighters, equipped with rescue and firefighting equipment, 13.5 metre extension ladder, holding 1800 litres water, a 2250 litres per minute Pump and 1-7 foam capability.|
|Landrover 4 x 4 Forest firefighting vehicle with 800 litres water and lightweight pump. It provides Off Road Fire-Fighting Support to any Station in East Sussex.|
The Fire Service Emergency Cover Software (FSEC) Map [pdf, 486K, 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.
Seaford Station Action Plan 2012-13 [pdf, 1.2M, opens in new tab]
Seaford has one pumping appliance crewed by Retained firefighters.
Station was built in 1969 to replace a previous station in the centre of the town. There has been a fire station at Seaford since at least 1920. Seaford has a population of approximately 30,000 and an area of 7900 hectares. It serves a residential area with no special risks.
The station provides back up for surrounding stations of Newhaven and the City of Brighton.