How cuts will affect your local fire station

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Here’s our station-by-station guide to the £4m cuts to Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service’s budget.

The savings were approved by the county’s fire authority yesterday after the Project Risk Review looked at how all 51 stations in Hampshire are staffed, the vehicles used and the numbers of call-outs.

With this in mind, plans have been drawn up to help the service save up to £4.1m.

The number of full-time firefighters would fall from 576 to 516 and retained crew will drop to 507 from 656.

The number of full-size fire engines will be reduced from 76 to 25 – the rest replaced with first response or intermediate vehicles.

What’s proposed where:

Bishop’s Waltham – change from one truck to an intermediate vehicle, reduction from 12 day and 12 night on-call firefighters to 10 day and 10 night. Response time will fall from 9mins 15secs to 8mins 29secs.

Cosham – change from two trucks to one enhanced vehicle and an intermediate vehicle, no reduction in firefighter numbers. Response time will fall from 5mins 40secs to 5mins 21secs.

Droxford – change from one truck to one first-response vehicle, reduction from 12 day and 12 night on-call firefighters to eight day and eight night. Response time will fall from 12mins 22secs to 10mins 14secs.

Emsworth – change from one truck to one first-response vehicle, reduction from 12 day and 12 night on-call firefighters to nine day and nine

night. Response time will fall from 6mins 3secs to 5 mins 48 secs.

Fareham – change from two trucks to one enhanced vehicle and an intermediate vehicle, two on-call day and two on-call night posts will be lost. Response time will fall from 6mins 19secs to 6mins 15secs.

Gosport – change from two trucks to one enhanced vehicle and one first-response vehicle, two on-call day and two on-call night posts will be lost, as well as three immediate day and three immediate night posts. Response time will fall from 5mins 36secs to 4mins 45secs.

Havant – change from two trucks to one enhanced vehicle and one first-response

vehicle, two on-call day and two on-call night posts will be lost, as well as three immediate day and three immediate night posts. Response time will fall from 5 mins 44secs to 5mins.

Hayling Island – change from two trucks to one enhanced vehicle and one first-response vehicle, six on-call day and six on-call night posts will be lost. Response time will fall from 7mins 4secs to 6 mins 40 secs.

Horndean – change from one truck to one intermediate vehicle, one on-call day and one on-call night posts will be lost. Response time will fall from 8mins 29secs to 7mins 32secs.

Portchester - change from one truck to one first-response vehicle, two on-call day and two on-call night posts will be lost. Response time will fall from 5mins 24secs to 5mins 13secs.

Southsea – change from three trucks to one enhanced vehicle, one intermediate and one first-response vehicle, four day and four night posts will be lost. Response time will fall from 5mins 49secs to 5mins 6secs.

Waterlooville – change from two trucks to one enhanced vehicle and one first-response vehicle, six on-call day and six on-call night posts will be

lost. Response time will fall from 7mins 52secs to 7mins 6 secs.

Wickham – change from one truck to one intermediate vehicle, one on-call day and one on-call night posts will be lost. Response time will fall from 7mins 26secs to 7mins 19secs.