Dewsbury

External view of Dewsbury fire station
Tel
01924 465601
Address
Huddersfield Road
Dewsbury

WF13 3RN
 
OS Grid Ref.
423328 420775

News

  • 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...

  • 17 Jun 2014

    Dewsbury Fire Station event celebrates 50 years!

      Dewsbury Fire Station is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year after opening its doors for the first time on January 21, 1964. Crews decided to wait until the summertime to recognise the...

  • 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...

  • 09 Mar 2012

    Praise for firefighters at Ravensthorpe blaze

    The ‘splendid professionalism’ of firefighters prevented a blaze at a food processing plant in Ravensthorpe last night spreading to a local day nursery, houses and neighbouring businesses. When...

  • 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...

  • 18 May 2011

    Young firefighters celebrate their graduation

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

  • 06 Jan 2011

    Fire chiefs call for safer new year

    Over the 15 day festive period, West Yorkshire’s firefighters turned out to more than 1300 incidents – 300 up on the same period last year. 192 of those turnouts were to fires involving people or...

  • 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

    Successful end to Dewsbury waste blaze

    A deep-seated fire which has been smouldering at a Dewsbury waste site for one month has drawn to a successful end. Fire broke out at the site in Ravenswharfe Road, Scout Hill, on 7 February and...

  • 12 Oct 2010

    Firefighters working 24/7 to tackle Dewsbury waste blaze

    Firefighters who have been working 24/7 to tackle a deep seated fire at a Dewsbury waste site could be needed for another three weeks. Fire broke out at the site in Ravenswharfe Road, Scout Hill,...

  • 12 Oct 2010

    Protect your property from arson

    Firefighters are urging businesses to take some simple precautionary steps to avoid becoming the victims of arson. It is feared that skips, wheelie bins and bags of rubbish left close to...

About

Dewsbury Fire Station, built in 1964, is located on Huddersfield Road on the outskirts of Dewsbury heading towards Huddersfield on the A644. The station has a number of fire engines and specialist vehicles which enable it to deal with a wide range of hazardous materials incidents as well as the more common fires. The team consists of a station commander and 48 firefighters. The station is staffed 24 hours a day and covers Thornhill, Thornhill Lees, Earlsheaton, Saville Town, West Town, Hanging Heaton, Dewsbury Moor and Ravensthorpe which has a population of 53,373 and incorporates 20,301 dwellings.

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Statistics

From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 32 132 12 88
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 43 125 14 68
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 78 166 12 76
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 76 170 9 85
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 50 145 6 89
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 74 186 7 105
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 60 178 18 100
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 53 172 15 104
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 72 171 10 89
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 74 208 20 114
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 167 291 8 116
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 139 288 21 128
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 75 209 12 122
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 72 219 21 126

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