Holmfirth

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

HD9 3AS
 
OS Grid Ref.
414338 408485

News

  • 29 Jul 2015

    Call for vigilance after five fire-related deaths of elderly people

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) chiefs are concerned following the five recent deaths, all of which followed dwelling fires. The five fatalities all involved people over the age…

  • 28 Jul 2015

    Rastrick Fire Station officially opened

    The new Rastrick Fire Station officially opened today when dignitaries gathered to celebrate its launch. Deputy Lieutenant of West Yorkshire Virginia Lloyd was guest of honour for the formalities and…

  • 24 Jul 2015

    Dewsbury New Build Update

    These photographs show the current progress of the new station being built at Carlton Lane.  

  • 24 Jul 2015

    Killingbeck New Build Update

    These photographs show the current progress of construction of the new fire station at Killingbeck.

  • 17 Jul 2015

    New Rothwell Fire Station impresses!

    The new Rothwell Fire Station was officially opened yesterday at a ceremony attended by dignitaries, fire chiefs and construction bosses. The Deputy Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Michael Fox, was guest…

  • 16 Jul 2015

    ‘Cold Water Kills’ film reveals deadly dangers of swimming in reservoirs

    Since 2010 there have been around 20 deaths and 346 emergency rescues in the region’s waters A film that exposes the life threatening risks of swimming in reservoirs has been…

  • 16 Jul 2015

    Be a happy camper – summer safety tips!

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) hopes everyone can enjoy the great outdoors safely this summer. Whether you’re camping, cooking or exploring, it’s worth taking a moment to check…

  • 09 Jul 2015

    Schools challenge breaks down barriers with emergency services

    The MixMatch School Challenge was held for the second year running at Mixenden Activity Centre yesterday (July 8). Reigning champions, Trinity Academy in Halifax, were determined to defend the trophy…

  • 03 Jul 2015

    Fire Service Says #GayIsOk

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has backed the #gayisok campaign led by global cosmetics company Lush. The Lush White Rose store has been selling bold golden bars of…

  • 03 Jul 2015

    Sign-Up For Skills Course To Help Your CV Pack A Punch!

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has teamed up with Halifax Boxing Club to run an exciting new initiative aimed at the unemployed. The free, 12 week course hopes…

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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
01/01/2015 31/03/2015 8 25 6 11
01/07/2014 30/09/2014 17 36 7 12
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 10 31 3 18
01/04/2014 30/06/2014 12 38 1 25
01/10/2014 31/12/2014 8 31 3 20
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 15 50 6 29
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 7 33 9 17
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 9 40 3 28
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 14 45 4 27
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 12 49 4 33
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 14 34 5 15
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 11 33 3 19
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 19 62 11 32
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 19 42 3 20
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 20 67 8 39
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 21 45 7 17
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 24 67 8 35
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 10 48 8 30

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