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Details about the local Fire Brigade services

London Borough of Sutton

Borough Commander: Andy Holcombe

Local Fire and Community Safety Centre

Address: 90 Old Town Croydon Surrey CR0 1AR
0207 555 1200
020 7587 2678

Stations in this borough:

H37 Wallington
Station Commander :
ADO Robert Penny

Address: 19 Belmont Road, SM6 8TE
Telephone: 020 7587 4559
Appliances: Pump Ladder
Personnel: Watch Commanders: 4 / Crew Commanders: 4 / Firefighters: 20 / Total: 28
Risk categorization: All C risk

Operational calls 2004/2005
Fires: 246
False alarms: 360
Special Services: 159
Total: 765

Operational calls 2005/2006
Fires: 270
False alarms: 396
Special Services: 164
Total: 830

Built in 1938, the station has a basement, ground and first floor (including two disused maisonettes on the first floor). The station was first built to provide cover for Croydon aerodrome, which has since closed down.

How to get there: A short walk from Wallington Station on the main line. Cross over the road and turn right into Belmont

H38 Sutton

Address: 43 St Dunstans Hill, SM1 2JX
020 7587 4558
Pump Ladder, PMU
Watch Commanders: 4 / Crew Commanders: 8 / Firefighters: 44 / Total: 56
Risk categorization:
All C risk

Operational calls 2004/2005
Fires: 366
False alarms: 676
Special Services: 275
Total: 1317

Operational calls 2005/2006
Fires: 311
False alarms: 553
Special Services: 286
Total: 1150

These figures are taken from the Incident Recording and Information System (IRIS). Figures are given as a guide only and are subject to checking and adjustment. The IRIS site on hotwire provides more detail for this year as well as figures for the current year.

Description: The station was built in 1962 based on a Surrey design, and then passed on to the newly formed GLC in 1965.

How to get there: The rear of Sutton Fire Station is accessible following a short walk from West Sutton BR Station. Turn right from the main exit of station into Gander Green Lane, take third left into Elmbrook Road, second right into Westfield Road and follow the road left will bring you to the station yard.

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