Emergency Services: Warwickshire Fire & Rescue
Our local fire station is situated at Fenny Compton, this is a retained fire station, which basically means that the firefighters are on call and react to an alerter system
Fenny Compton Fire Station,
Our fire station in the past has had many threats of closure, the last being in 2009.
Shotteswell campaigned vigorously to maintain this service, the crew at Fenny Compton are simply wonderful. You can read more about the consultation for retaining the Fenny Compton fire station here.
Fenny Compton have provided an appliance to attend our first fete for many years in 2011, the crew despite being on call , were on hand to explain how we can all make our homes safer and reduce the risk to potential fires. The firefighters also explained the importance of fitting working smoke alarms and the overall benefit of considering carbon monoxide detectors.
Watch out for updates and news of Fire & Rescue initiatives, along with public safety announcements such as electrical product recalls.
Fenny Compton F&R Community Heroes Award
Each year an annual inspection of electric blankets is offered by F&R services , it is strongly recommended that this offer is taken up.
Fenny Compton have their own Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/fenny.firestation where you can keep abreast of what is happening in our area and any potential recruitment drives.
WF&RS also have their own Facebook page, where more general information over what is happening across the county can be found.
Some of their recent publicity:
Firefighters are warning people not to leave their dishwashers on when they leave their home or go to bed at night, after attending a number of fires where faulty dishwashers have been the cause.
To help keep you and your family safe here are some useful tips:
Every Tuesday get into the habit of testing your smoke alarm: Test it Tuesday campaign, here is a very innovative way to remember!