Bodmin Community Fire Station

Station details

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Address: 

Bodmin Community Fire Station
Berrycombe Road
Bodmin
Cornwall, PL31 2NS

Telephone: 01208 262894

Staff training night:
Thursday 6.30pm - 9pm

View a map of Bodmin showing the location of the Community Fire Station.

Bodmin Community Fire Station is a day staffed stations 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

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.

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

Personnel at Bodmin community fire station regularly engage in station visits including fire safety awareness talks for many clubs, schools and rehabilitative groups and the firefighters also support the annual Bodmin Half Marathon.

Crews attend local fetes and charity events to promote the fire and rescue service and offer fire safety advice. Home fire safety checks are also offered and the crews regularly partake in home visits to listen to any concerns, give advice and fit and maintain free smoke alarms to properties where required.

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

Bodmin 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 fire@cornwall.gov.uk or telephone 0300 1234 232.

In addition to the town area, Bodmin fire appliances are also providing a first firefighting response to:

St Breward, Blisland, St Tudy, St Wenn, Millpool, Ruthernbridge, Mount, Nanstallon, Withiel, Bolventor, Helland, Cardinham, Lanivet, Warleggan

The area has many specific properties that we hold risk information for including Pencarrow House, Lanhydrock House and a number of major industrial units.

Bodmin houses a range of specialist vehicles.  More details on Cornwall's entire fleet can be found from the Service fleet list web page.

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.