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Saltash Community Fire Station

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Saltash Community Fire Station, Callington Road, Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6EB

Telephone: 01752 843741

Staff training night: Tuesday 6.30pm - 8.30pm

View a map of Saltash showing the location of the community fire station.

Saltash is an on-call fire station that was rebuilt and officially opened on 28th June 2003. 

We welcome applications from anyone interested in becoming an on-call firefighter. All shortlisted applicants will be invited to an assessment interview (regardless of whether there is a vacancy at the station or not). Suitable applicants will be invited to the (twice yearly) assessment centres and if successful they will be placed in the Talent Pool to be selected for progression to the Approved to Ride Course as and when an appropriate vacancy at their Fire Station arises

For more information and to apply to become an on-call firefighter, please visit our Service Careers recruitment pages and/or call our Resourcing Team on 01872 323800.

View our community fire and rescue service events page for a full list of activities taking place this year across the county.

Incident Statistics

Find out how often Saltash on-call firefighters are called out to assist the Fire and Rescue Service:

The crew at Saltash participate largely in community fire safety, home fire safety checks and fitting of smoke alarms free of charge. They also organise visits to the station for school children, playgroups, cubs / scouts, brownies / guides.

Register for a free home fire safety check online or for more information about them, visit the fire safety page.

Saltash Community Fire Station have a unique resource called early learning fire safety (elfs), which is available to borrow free of charge by all early years establishments (including: nurseries, pre-schools, child minder's). You can find out more information by visiting our page on elfs and how to borrow the resource from a community fire station in Cornwall.

Saltash Community Fire Station is also home to the fire cadets scheme. Cornwall fire cadets is a uniformed youth organisation that aims to provide training and development opportunities to boys and girls aged 13 to 18 years. It encourages them to make the most of their physical and mental capabilities and to become safer, more responsible and caring members of the community. The group meets every Monday evening at the station, from 1900 to 2100.  

Find out more information about fire cadets.

If you would like to enquire about arranging a visit for your playgroup or other relevant organisation please email or telephone 0300 1234 232.

In addition to the main town of Saltash, our two appliances also provide cover to:

  • St. Germans
  • Tideford 
  • Landrake
  • Hatt
  • St Erny
  • Cargreen
  • Pillaton
  • Landulph
  • Botusfleming
  • Trematon
  • Trehan

There are seven premises in and around the Saltash area which are to be considered a High Risk.

These are:

  • Appleby Westward
    Asbestos cement sheet roof.  Large warehouse with potential for rapid fire spread.
  • China Fleet Country Club 
    Large number of public, chemicals on site.
  • Cotelhele House 
    Old construction, historic items, hidden voids.
  • Flogas UK LTD 
    Large storage of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders & bulk storey.
  • Ince Castle
    Old building construction, items of historic value, hidden voids.
  • National Grid 
    Distribution of electricity, high voltage, propane, butane, acetylene, oxygen, hot mineral oils.
  • St. Barnabas Hospital 
    Building of 4 floors, large number of people, radiation, chemicals, pathogen hazards.

Any general enquiries should be directed to:0300 1234 232

Or for 24 hour fire safety advice call free on:0800 3581 999

View our information on dialling 999 in an emergency.