Address: Norwich Rd, Dereham, NR20 3AS
Dereham fire station is staffed seven days a week, 7am-7pm, by two full-time watches who are also Urban Search and Rescue Technicians.
At all other times, Dereham fire station is staffed by firefighters on an on-call contract. These firefighters are men and women who live or work close to the station and ride the fire appliance when alerted to any fire and rescue incident. The crew consists of a watch manager, four crew managers and 15 firefighters.
The Dereham firefighters attend one training evening a week, they also commit to training courses at Bowthorpe Fire Training and Development Centre to enhance their firefighting skills.
Being an on-call firefighter at Dereham
Learn about becoming an on-call firefighter and check job vacancies at Dereham.
Average calls per month
- 9 average daytime call outs per month
- 7 average evening call outs per month
- 3 average overnight call outs per month
Average call out time:1 hour 14 minutes
School visits and community events
To enquire about a school visit or attending a community event contact Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service. Visits will depend on resources and we tend to target priority areas for our service.