External view of Gipton fire station
0113 2494008
Gipton Approach
OS Grid Ref.
433415 434164


  • 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...

  • 29 Jan 2014

    Community to benefit from new fire station and centre!

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) wishes to announce plans for the sale of Gipton Fire Station.  The brigade has entered into discussions with Leeds Community Foundation (LCF) who...

  • 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...

  • 20 Aug 2012

    Neighbour thanked for brave rescue

    A man who rescued his neighbour from a house fire has been honoured by West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. John Brimble of Brooklands Lane, Seacroft, Leeds, broke a window and climbed into...

  • 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...

  • 06 Jun 2011

    New Safety Rangers to patrol Leeds

    MEDIA INVITE Moortown Fire Station (Stonegate road, Moortown, LS17 6EJ) will host a series of Safety Rangers courses between 27 June and 1 July. Reporters/photographers are invited to attend....

  • 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...

  • 25 Jan 2011

    Rare cattle rescued from blaze

    Around 80 rare-breed cattle were rescued from a blaze in a barn at Temple Newsam, Leeds, last night (23.01.11) thanks to the quick-thinking of firefighters. Firefighters from Gipton, Stanks,...


  • 27 Sep 2014

    Charity Car Wash

    A Charity Car Wash will take place on Saturday 27th September 2014 at Gipton Fire Station, Gipton Approach, Leeds. LS9 6NJ. The event will take place between 11am and 3pm.


Gipton Fire Station, built in 1937, is situated on Gipton Approach, off the A64 on the east side of Leeds. The station has two appliances and is staffed 24 hours a day. The team is made up of a station commander and 47 firefighters covering four watches. The station area covers Gipton, Harehills, Halton, Seacroft, Osmonthorpe and Burmantofts which has a population of 75,316 and incorporates 32,301 dwellings. The station is home to the Young Firefighters Scheme where pupils attend from the east Leeds area. The station is also home to the Leeds Arson Task Force who contribute to reducing the risk of fire in the community and reduce the number of deliberate fires. 



From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/04/2014 30/06/2014 125 266 27 114
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 81 211 19 111
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 132 296 15 149
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 138 312 18 156
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 156 319 34 129
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 76 226 29 121
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 119 322 29 174
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 102 281 25 154
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 109 306 27 170
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 121 330 35 174
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 146 344 23 175
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 218 504 34 252
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 253 495 42 200
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 125 339 47 167
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 198 438 34 206

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