Holmfirth

External view of Holmfirth fire station
Tel
01484 682482
Address
Huddersfield Road
Holmfirth

HD9 3AS
 
OS Grid Ref.
414338 408485

News

  • 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...

  • 12 Apr 2013

    Your community needs you!

    As far as jobs go, they don’t come much more important than one which involves serving your community and saving lives. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is appealing for people in the rural...

  • 31 Mar 2011

    Praise for on-call service

    Major changes made at on-call (retained) fire stations across West Yorkshire are proving a huge success. A year ago more than £1m. was set aside to boost the availability of fire engines crewed...

  • 14 Oct 2010

    Firefighters issue wildfire warning

    Firefighters are urging people to take extra care while out in the countryside. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is hoping to halt the recent spate of moorland fires such as those recently...

About

Holmfirth Fire Station was constructed in 1965 and sits on the outskirts of the village centre, being approximately 219 metres above sea level.  The station is managed by a station commander who is also responsible for Skelmanthorpe and Meltham fire stations.  The station has a 4 wheel drive fire engine along with a Land Rover based wild fire unit which supports moorland firefighting.  The station covers the area south west of Huddersfield and is approximately 28 square miles.  It includes Honley, Upperthong, Holme Village, Holmbridge, Hinchliffe Mill, Hade Edge, Hepworth, Jackson Bridge, New Mill, Brockholes, Thongsbridge, Netherthong, Deanhouse, Totties, Scholes, Wooldale, Burnlee and Parkhead.  The station serves a population of approximately 25,000 with around 11,000 dwellings.  Holmfirth is a popular tourist area and the population can fluctuate according to visitor numbers.  Holmfirth fire station borders with Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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Statistics

From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 10 31 3 18
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 7 33 9 17
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 14 45 4 27
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 15 50 6 29
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 9 40 3 28
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 12 49 4 33
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 19 62 11 32
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 11 33 3 19
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 14 34 5 15
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 19 42 3 20
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 20 67 8 39
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 24 67 8 35
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 21 45 7 17
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 10 48 8 30

Neighbouring Fire Stations