PREVENTING, PROTECTING, RESPONDING. Members of The British Fire Services Association
PREVENTING, PROTECTING, RESPONDING.                                                                                                           Members of The British Fire Services Association

About us

We aim to serve as your competent and reliable partner in business. Our staff will always welcome you with friendly, attentive service.

Thruxton Airport Fire & Rescue Service

Has provided a highly trained and operationally ready service at the Airport for 16 years and also in that time has been involved in Film and TV Industry work.

The Airport Fire Service has to meet strict Civil Aviation Authority standards and all Fire fighters have to maintain their professional competence to operate at this busy Aerodrome.

Station Manager Rob Porter is in charge of this operation and assist's in training and the building of 999 South Film,TV  and Event support.

Our crews have over 150 years combined Local Authority Fire Service experience and to this day continue to serve their local Brigade as operational Fire fighters attending numerous incidents.

It was decided after long spells of working for other companies in the Film and TV world that Rob would venture out and provide a first class service of their own, they discovered many people hired in for Fire fighting cover on many Film sets and TV locations were not or never have been in the Fire Service and we saw an immediate requirement to provide companies with competent and trained staff to do what is required if required.

The danger of saying you can do something as serious as Fire & Rescue is something Rob know's so well, keeping a level head and making the right decisions matter when incidents occur is crucial, physical fitness and prevention training are important to the role as well.

Rob is a competent Manager and are assessed every two years to remain as competent managers at ICS Level 1 with their Brigades.


We have provided
Fire Appliances and personnel for the BBC, Channel 4, and many more TV and
production companies and our aim is to continue to build this service, we have
modern Fire Appliances and Water Tanker capabilities providing fire cover, set
wet down or bulk water supplies. We have a selection of Vehicles for use on
Film and TV work along with Uniforms and equipment that will be listed on our
web site. Ambulance cover can be provided with our fully trained crew with a
certified vehicle providing medical cover that can be trusted.


One of our policies

Is to respect the Artistes and Directing staff and none of our
personnel will act in such a way as to obstruct by asking for Photos and
Autographs, we as an organisation will not publish Artistes images on our web
site out of respect for them. We will list achievements but only when
permission has been sought from the Company concerned.


Thruxton Fire & Rescue

Is here to provide you with a professional and friendly service,
contact us by email or simply call Rob or one off his and we will only be too pleased
to help and assist with your protection and production requirements. 




Robert Porter

Phone: 07811 216224



Fire Crew

Phone: 01264 771005


Where to find us:

Thruxton Fire & Rescue Service

Fire Station

Thruxton Airport



SP11 8PN

Phone: 0800 9990808

Mobile: 07811 216224


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