External view of Bradford Fire station
01274 385410
540 Leeds Road

OS Grid Ref.
417681 432913


  • 05 Jun 2015

    Fire service helps charity for disabled children recruit volunteers

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children by offering community rooms for the charity’s use for the recruitment of volunteers. The sessions...

  • 21 May 2015

    Fire service works alongside charity to engage with adults with learning disabilities

    Firefighters have been working alongside learning disabilities charity, Hft Bradford, to help spread safety messages to potentially vulnerable people in the community. Bradford firefighter...

  • 14 May 2015

    Fire service highlights partnership with NHS team during Mental Health Awareness Week

    West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (WYFRS) is highlighting its partnership with Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT) during Mental Health Awareness Week. The aim of the joint...

  • 11 May 2015

    Fire service and housing group in partnership to protect vulnerable people from blazes

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has teamed up with Incommunities to raise awareness among its staff of how mental health issues can put people at an increased risk of fire in the...

  • 25 Nov 2014

    Explosion - Parry Lane, Bradford

    At 16:37pm yesterday, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) were called to a report of an explosion at a warehouse in Parry Lane, Bradford. On attendance, it was found that part of the...

  • 18 Nov 2014

    Eleven year old pupil leads the charge for road safety in Bradford!

    Eleven-year-old Isabelle Suddick from All Saints’ CE Primary School, in Bradford, has taken a stand against parents parking irresponsibly around the school and putting children’s lives at risk.  ...

  • 13 Oct 2014

    Students sign up to improve safety in Bradford

    A group of Bradford College students will be helping to reduce crime and fire in the city as part of their studies. The 10-week Student Guardianship scheme will see Public Services students work...

  • 29 May 2014

    Basement fire in Bradford sparks safety warnings

    Fire crews have emphasised the importance of having working smoke alarms following a house fire in Manningham on Tuesday (27.05.14). In total 10 people self-rescued (before the arrival of...

  • 08 May 2014

    Firefighters to mark anniversary of Bradford City tragedy

    Firefighters will play a part in poignant commemorative events to recognise the 29th anniversary of the Bradford City fire disaster in which 56 people lost their lives and hundreds were injured....

  • 29 Apr 2014

    Brothers saved from fatal flat fire are reunited with one of their Firefighter rescuers

    It has been 27 years since youngster Terry Robson was carried in the arms of a Firefighter to an awaiting ambulance following a tragic Bradford flat fire which claimed the life of his mother in...

  • 16 Apr 2014

    Former Bradford Firemen Reunite After More Than 50 Years

    Firefighting history was brought to life as former firemen who lived and worked on the old Bradford Central Fire Station, once in Nelson Street, met up again over 50 years later. The ‘firemen’ as...

  • 28 Feb 2014

    Family of eight in Bradford have lucky escape after fire breaks out in home

      The family was alerted to the fire at their semi-detached home in Upper Woodlands Road, Girlington, Bradford, by a smoke alarm previously fitted by West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service crews....

  • 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...

  • 27 Jun 2012

    Safety first for Bradford students

    More than 200 school children from across Bradford took ‘Small Steps to Safety’. The year six youngsters from the Great Horton area of the city attended four events at West Yorkshire Fire and...

  • 15 Jun 2012

    Fire safety for carers

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service will be holding fire safety workshops in Bradford as part of Carers’ Week 2012 (18 – 24 June). Carers’ Connection is holding a ‘Keeping Safe’ event on...

  • 14 May 2012

    Young Firefighters celebrate graduation

    Around 200 teenagers from schools around West Yorkshire passed their Young Firefighters course with flying colours. The young people carried out a number of fire drills in front of their family,...

  • 15 Nov 2011

    Stay safe on the roads

    Young drivers will hear shocking details of the devastation firefighters face when they turn up at the scene of a crash during Road Safety Week 2011 (21 to 27 November). The personal testimonies...

  • 31 Oct 2011

    Have a happy and safe Bonfire Night in Bradford district

    West Yorkshire’s firefighters are urging people to enjoy their Bonfire Night at an organised event. Last year, fire crews dealt with 118 bonfire related incidents between 1 and 8 November – 47...

  • 18 Oct 2011

    Preparing for a safe Bonfire Night in Bradford district

    Fire service staff will be blitzing Bradford in the run-up to Bonfire Night with a series of safety talks and action days in a bid to ensure the big day passes without incident. Hundreds of...

  • 18 Feb 2011

    Play football, not with fire

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is hoping to persuade youngsters to play football, not with fire when they hold a special coaching and education day during the half-term break. The aim...

  • 22 Nov 2010

    Firefighters appeal for safer roads (Bradford)

    Bradford firefighters will be urging drivers to slow down, belt up and switch off during this year’s Road Safety Week, which starts today (22 to 28 November). West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue...

  • 20 Sep 2010

    Pat on Back for Explempary Services

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue been given a vote of confidence for the way it deals with the public.Bradford’s Older People’s Partnership carried out a ‘mystery shopper’ exercise earlier this year...

  • 21 Oct 2010

    Fire service smashes £25 target

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service staff have surpassed their target of raising £25,000 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Bradford City fire, reaching almost £30,000! Firefighters...

  • 14 Oct 2010

    Brigade supports Bradford pride

    West Yorkshire firefighters are backing Bradford Pride 2010. The three-day event will culminate on Saturday (22 May) with an all-day party in Centenary Square featuring Eurovision pop diva,...

  • 14 Oct 2010

    Fire service celebrates Sikh festival

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service will be supporting Bradford’s Sikh community as they celebrate this year’s Vaisakhi festival. Fire service staff will be available to offer fire safety and...

  • 12 Oct 2010

    Pakistani community information day

    As a member of the Pakistani community have you ever considered a career in the fire and rescue service (FRS) as a potential opportunity for your son or daughter? Many people think that a career...


Bradford Fire Station is situated at Leeds Road and was built in 2007.  The station area covers the city centre, Manningham, Barkerend, Holmewood, West and East Bowling, Little Horton, Thornbury and Laisterdyke incorporating a total of 18,473 dwellings.  The station area is approximately 6.16 square miles and has a population of 53,339.  The station has two fire appliances, one Aerial Ladder Platform (ALP) and a resilience pump.  It is staffed by a station commander and 52 firefighters who provide emergency cover continuously throughout the year and also engage in a large range of community safety activities.



From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/01/2015 31/03/2015 115 296 29 152
01/10/2014 31/12/2014 131 331 27 173
01/07/2014 30/09/2014 180 370 19 171
01/04/2014 30/06/2014 132 304 23 149
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 109 292 25 158
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 120 336 39 177
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 196 413 29 188
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 170 364 36 158
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 123 312 29 160
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 122 359 37 200
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 146 413 26 241
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 126 338 24 188
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 121 351 41 189
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 202 515 41 272
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 203 472 39 230
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 211 452 38 203
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 138 363 29 196
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 153 504 62 289

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