External view of Ilkley fire station
01943 607970
Little Lane

LS29 8JJ
OS Grid Ref.
412396 447748


  • 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...

  • 29 Feb 2012

    Care home exercise

    Firefighters will take part in a training exercise in Burley in Wharfedale on Thursday, 15 March 2012. The exercise, at the old Scalebor Park Hospital, Moor Lane, will test West Yorkshire Fire...

  • 10 Feb 2012

    Chimney fires spark warning

    A spate of chimney fires in Ilkley and Otley has prompted firefighters to issue a warning to people to have their chimneys swept regularly. A combination of the cold weather and soaring price of...

  • 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...

  • 09 Mar 2011

    Statement regarding house fire in High Mill Lane, Addingham on 09/03/11

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service can confirm that the cause of a house fire which occurred in the early hours of this morning, in High Mill Lane, Addingham, was due to smoking materials....


Ilkley Fire Station, built in 1975, lies at the northern end of the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority boundary. It borders North Yorkshire stations Skipton and Harrogate. Ilkley Fire Station personnel are committed to providing the people of Ilkley with a first class fire and rescue service.

The station is managed by a station commander who is also responsible for Bingley Fire Station. The station is staffed by a full time local retained support officer and retained firefighters who operate the 'on call' retained duty system. The local retained support officer also acts as a point of contact for the community of Ilkley.

Ilkley has a population of 23,309 and there are 10,117 dwellings incorporated within the area. The station borders with North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Statistically Ilkley is a safe place to live and staff aim to prevent fires, protect the community from fire and other dangerous situations and respond to calls for help when required.

Staff work closely with partner agencies and welcome local residents and groups to the station. Staff actively encourage and support the local community to ensure the safety of the residents.



From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/10/2014 31/12/2014 5 19 2 12
01/07/2014 30/09/2014 6 38 3 29
01/04/2014 30/06/2014 6 29 6 17
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 9 28 2 17
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 6 34 3 25
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 4 27 4 19
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 9 33 6 18
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 10 41 4 27
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 7 41 6 28
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 9 40 5 26
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 9 27 6 12
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 12 40 6 22
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 7 31 4 20
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 5 36 8 23
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 21 59 13 25
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 15 48 8 25
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 11 45 6 28

Neighbouring Fire Stations