We are a 24 hour, 365 days a year emergency response service.

We provide a wide range of safety initiatives and enforce fire safety legislation. To help us do this, we have:

  • 29 fire stations
  • a training centre in Stevenage
  • our headquarters in Hertford.

We're part of the Hertfordshire County Council Community Protection Directorate (CPD) which is made up of:

  • Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue 
  • Hertfordshire Trading Standards 
  • Hertfordshire Resilience
  • Hertfordshire County Community Safety Unit.

 

Our Corporate Plan and reports

Fire station open days

At a fire station open day you can have a look round a fire engine, watch a ‘cooking oil fire' demonstration or see someone rescued from a car.

Fire station open days (2019)

 Date Location Time
4 May Baldock & Letchworth Fire Station 11am - 3pm
8 June Hitchin Fire Station 12pm - 3pm
15 June Royston Fire Station 12pm - 3pm
22 June Borehamwood Fire Station 1pm - 4pm
27 July Harpenden Fire Station TBC
31 August Hatfield Fire Station TBC
7 Sept Hertford Fire Station 1pm - 4pm
15 Sept Cheshunt Fire Station 11am - 2pm
21 Sept Watford Fire Station 1pm - 4pm

Not all open days have the same activities and some depend on the weather. That may include:

  • a teddy bear 'parachute drop' from the top of the drill tower (bring your own teddy)
  • other specialist emergency vehicles and services
  • smoke experience
  • Reqs the fire investigation dog
  • stalls, food and entertainment.

On occasion an event may be cancelled without prior warning.

Please do contact the fire station direct before travelling.

You can also stay up to date with Fire and Rescue updates on Twitter.

Our Address

Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service
Service Headquarters
Old London Road
Hertford
Hertfordshire
SG13 7LD

Email: cpd.customerservices@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Tel: 01992 507 507

Get in touch or raise a concern

You can get in touch with us by using our comment, compliment or complain form.

If you have concerns about;

  • the safety of a business premises and would like to notify us, or 
  • you would like to submit a planning consultation. 

Write to:

JPS Fire Protection
Mundells,
Welwyn Garden City,
AL7 1FT

Postal Point MU 103

Email: administration.cfs@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Tel: 01707 292 310