Newport Fire StationSouth StreetNewportIsle of WightPO30 1JQTel: 01983 525121Email: email@example.com
Officer in Charge FCO Stannett: firstname.lastname@example.org
All “999” calls requesting the Fire Service are transferred to Fire Control. It is then our responsibility in an emergency to:
Plus, we also do other things not immediately connected with 999 emergencies:
REGIONAL FIRE CONTROL CENTRES
More information regarding this can be found on the Communities and Local Government (CLG) website, by following the link below:
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where will our Regional Control Centres be?
Our new Regional Control Centre will be based in Kites Croft, Fareham, Hampshire.
Who is funding the new Regional Control Centre?
The initial start up costs will be funded by the CLG. Once each Fire Service’s calls cut over into the new Regional Control Centre, the Local Authority will start to contribute towards the running costs of the Regional Control Centre.
How will a Control Room Operator in Hampshire know where I am if I make a 999 call?
Mapping technology will allow the Control Room Operator to see the caller’s location on a map.
What will happen to the 999 calls if the Regional Control Centre is busy?
Any calls that cannot be answered by the Regional Control Centre in Fareham will be passed to the nearest available Regional Control Centre, which will be able to mobilise fire appliances to incidents on the Isle of Wight.
Will our Regional Control Centre take 999 calls for any other Fire Services?
Yes. Hampshire, West Sussex, East Sussex, Kent, Surrey, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Royal Berkshire.
In 2011 the Fire Control Centre on the Isle of Wight will relocate to a Regional Control Centre.