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Hailsham Community Fire Station

Hailsham has one pumping appliance crewed by Retained Firefighters.

The station was built in 1956. This replaced the old station with its stables in Market Square. The station was laid out with a drill tower, large yard and space for another pump bay.

Hailsham covers a large ground including both Hailsham and Polegate, the A22, A27 and a large rural areas, as well as outlying villages. The station also supports Eastbourne when necessary.

Station Manager

Pup Upton

Telephone: 0303 999 1000

Admin Support

Jo Charman

Telephone:0303 999 1000


Victoria Road


East Sussex

BN27 2AY

The Establishment is the number of posts required to make the Station fully resourced. This Station has an establishment of:-

  • 12 Retained units.

Note: A Retained unit may be filled by more than one Retained firefighter depending upon the number hours that the firefighter can commit to.

Extended Rescue Pump

Volvo Extended Rescue Pump carrying a variety of ladders including a 13.5 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.

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.

  • Station Action Plan
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