Bude Community Fire Station

We are not currently recruiting on-call firefighters in Bude.

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Bude Community Fire Station
The Wharf
Cornwall, EX23 8LG

Telephone: 01288 352734

Staff training night: Monday 7pm - 9pm

View a Map of Bude showing the location of the Community Fire Station.

Bude is an on-call fire station and has a new multi-skilled Tri-Service Officer,  who will support the fire and ambulance services as well as the police force.

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

As well as responding to emergency 999 calls, the crew of Bude Community Fire Station participate largely in community fire support and home fire safety visits.  They frequently open the station to local schools and playgroups, as well as attending local schools for visits.  Each year they will attend local Parish Council meetings for the Parishes they provide emergency cover for and upon request, provide free home fire safety checks.  This includes exchanging useful and important advice, the testing and installation of smoke alarms, and seeking further advice if required.

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

Bude 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 Bude's main town area, the appliances also provide first response cover to:

Morwenstow, Kilkhampton, Launcells / Grimscott, Whitstone, Stratton, Crackington Haven, Jacobstow, Week St Mary, North Tamerton.

There are two main premises considered to be a "special risk" in the Bude area. These are:

  • Adventure International - Outdoor Activity Centre
  • Government Communications Headquarters in Morwenstow (CSOS).

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.