We work very closely with our partners – including the NHS, the borough council, police and many others – to improve safety in South Tyneside.
To arrange a home safety check in South Tyneside, use the request form or call your nearest fire station.
Performance and priorities
To tailor services to the needs of the local community, each district sets its own priorities based on consultation with Local Authority partners and the risks identified by the service.
Find out more about the priorities and targets for South Tyneside in the latest performance report.
District plans are available through our publication scheme.
Hebburn Community Fire Service is home to a heavy rescue appliance that can be staffed by trained crews from both Hebburn and South Shields stations.
This appliance has specialist cutting and lifting equipment which can be used at incidents such as traffic collisions involving large vehicles, train crashes, large animal rescues and building collapses.
|Address||Hebburn Community Fire Station
Tyne and Wear
|Telephone||+44 (0)191 444 1320|
Get directions to Hebburn Community Fire Station (opens in Google Maps).
South Shields Community Fire Station was the first of the purpose built stations built by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service.
Its coastal location presents a number of safety risks. The station is home to a support vehicle for accessing hard to reach incidents in areas such as the cliffs on the Leas.
Its community safety centre houses the Community Safety Team and the Fire Cadets. It offers a 120 seat auditorium and a meeting room for 12.
|Address||South Shields Community Fire Station
John Reid Road
Tyne and Wear
|Telephone||+44 (0)191 444 1827|
Get directions to South Shields Community Fire Station (opens in Google Maps).