Batley Fire station
01924 473355
Carlinghow Lane

WF17 8DN
OS Grid Ref.
422494 424947


  • 07 Jan 2015

    Elderly man taken to hospital after clothes on portable heater start smouldering fire

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is reminding people to take care with portable heaters during the winter months. Just after 5.30pm yesterday (Tuesday, Jan 6) crews were called to a...

  • 22 Jul 2014

    Over 500 homes targeted with fire safety advice in prevention blitz

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has been blitzing the Batley and Dewsbury areas with fire safety advice this last week. The campaign was undertaken in preparation for the new fire...

  • 12 Feb 2014

    Let passion be the only thing burning this Valentine's Day!

    We all want our loved ones to feel special on Valentine’s Day and treating that certain someone with a gift is sure to put a smile on their face. Keeping loved ones safe from harm is also a way...

  • 22 Oct 2013

    Tick, Tock, Test Your Alarm

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to make a potentially life-saving move when they change their clocks this weekend (27 October at 02:00hrs) - by taking a moment to test...

  • 25 Sep 2013

    Response to 25 September Industrial Action by members of the FBU

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to thank members of the public for taking extra care, to safeguard themselves, their family and their communities during the industrial action...

  • 24 Sep 2013

    Taking extra care during industrial action

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are asking the public to think about what they can do to take extra care, to safeguard themselves, their family and their communities during the industrial...

  • 19 Sep 2013

    Industrial Action

    We have today received notification from the Fire Brigades Union of its intention to carry out discontinuous industrial action commencing Wednesday 25 September 2013 at 1200 (Noon) hours until...

  • 06 Mar 2012

    Firefighters to clean up for charity

    West Yorkshire fire stations will be making a splash for charity cash in March. Car washes will be held at Cleckheaton, Batley, Dewsbury and West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service HQ this month...

  • 16 Dec 2011

    Green light for fire cover plans

    Chief ‘disappointed’ but convinced change is unavoidable  Plans for far-reaching reform of the county’s fire and rescue service were given the green light by councillors today. West Yorkshire...

  • 21 Oct 2010

    Stay safe this bonfire night

     Kirklees Arson Task Force staff are planning a safety blitz in the run-up to this year’s Bonfire Night. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Kirklees district team will join forces with...

  • 14 Oct 2010

    Batley firefighters issue safety warning

    Batley firefighters are urging people to take extra care in the home. The warning comes following a handful of accidental fires in the Batley area, mainly caused by cooking, smoking and...


Batley Fire Station, built in 1983, covers an area of approximately eight square miles, serving a population of 66,514 people. The station covers Batley, Hanging Heaton, Soothill, Staincliffe and Heckmondwike an area which incorporates 21,146 dwellings. The area served includes PPG paint manufacture, Tennants chemical distribution and Fox's biscuits. In addition the Birstall Retail Park and cinema site plus the Batley Mill Village retail complex are in the area that Batley fire station crews are responsible for. The station is crewed 24 hours a day and has a staff of 24 firefighters, one station clerk and a station commander.

The station has two fire appliances, one pumping appliance and one command unit which is a specialist communications vehicle used at large incidents throughout West Yorkshire. On average, the station responds to 700 emergency calls each year.

As well as emergency response work, Batley Firefighters are extremely proactive delivering fire prevention work in the community, visiting over 100 workplaces and 1000 private homes each year to give fire safety advice. The crews also work very closely with Batley neighbourhood policing teams and Kirklees Council on safety and anti social behaviour initiatives for the area. 



From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/01/2015 31/03/2015 33 98 10 55
01/10/2014 31/12/2014 55 120 9 56
01/07/2014 30/09/2014 61 137 6 70
01/04/2014 30/06/2014 68 136 11 57
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 46 109 13 50
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 44 109 9 56
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 73 144 13 58
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 75 134 8 51
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 48 97 12 37
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 40 106 12 54
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 50 139 11 78
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 45 104 14 45
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 37 112 11 64
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 60 136 13 63
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 91 171 8 72
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 107 180 12 61
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 73 130 10 47
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 59 141 16 66

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