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Truro Community Fire Station

Station details

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Truro Community Fire Station, Station Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3HA

Telephone: 01872 323769

Staff training night (On-Call): Tuesday 1900 - 2100

View a Map of Truro showing the location of the community fire station.

Truro Community Fire Station is a day staffed station with emergency response being provided by two watches (Orange Watch and Green Watch) plus an on-call crew.

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

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

In addition to responding to National Campaigns, personnel at Truro frequently visit children's groups to talk about fire safety issues, carry out door to door visits to undertake free fire safety checks and to give advice on installing and maintaining smoke alarms and participation in local events to promote fire safety in the home.

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

Truro 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.

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 Truro City area, Truro fire appliances provide a first response to:

  • Threemilestone
  • Chacewater
  • Playing Place
  • Carnon Downs
  • Devoran
  • Feock
  • Tresillian
  • Probus
  • Trispen
  • Shortlanesend to the A30

There are a number of special risks in the Truro area, the largest being the Royal Cornwall Hospital Treliske (a large complex of buildings covering an extensive site).

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.