External view of Leeds fire station
0113 2904830
Kirkstall Road

OS Grid Ref.
428789 433825


  • 05 Jun 2015

    Fire service helps charity for disabled children recruit volunteers

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children by offering community rooms for the charity’s use for the recruitment of volunteers. The sessions...

  • 13 Apr 2015

    Mock rescue from River Aire in Leeds aims to highlight dangers during Drowning Prevention Week

    A firefighter’s job is not just to pull people out of burning buildings. Each year, young and old get into trouble in Yorkshire’s rivers, canals, lakes and weirs and a call is made to the fire...

  • 28 Jan 2015

    Young family rescued from house in one of three chip pan fires overnight

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is reminding people to be vigilant when using chip pans after firefighters attended three blazes overnight involving cooking. As a result of one...

  • 23 Jan 2015

    Competition winners enjoy morning as firefighter!

    A group of Year 5 children from West Yorkshire’s primary schools got a taste of life as a firefighter today as their prize for winning our Christmas Fire Safety Poster Competition! The...

  • 14 Jan 2015

    Graduate thanks firefighters for excellent work after they rescued her from wreckage of smashed car

    Zoe Turner has been reunited with the fire crew that came to her aid after the taxi she was travelling in was involved in a horrific collision with a cement mixer shortly before Christmas. The...

  • 23 Jul 2014

    School's out - stay safe this holiday period!

    Schools across West Yorkshire have recently broken-up for the annual six week holiday and with the sunny weather on our doorsteps, youngsters will have been taking the opportunity to get out and...

  • 09 Jul 2014

    Electrical fire sparks safety warning

    Firefighters are urging people to wise-up to electrical fire safety following a blaze in Leeds. One man was rescued by firefighters from a high-rise flat in the Woodhouse area and taken to...

  • 21 May 2014

    Emergency services exercise simulates fire during concert

    Around 100 members of the public took part in an emergency services training exercise simulating a fire at the First Direct Arena in Leeds city centre yesterday (May 20). The multi-agency...

  • 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...

  • 14 May 2012

    Young Firefighters celebrate graduation

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

  • 08 Feb 2012

    Tragedy prompts heater warning

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to take extra care when using portable heaters following a tragic fire last night (7 February 2012). Firefighters were called to the flat...

  • 30 Jan 2012

    New district commander for Leeds

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has appointed the new district commander for Leeds. Group Manager Nick Smith said he is committed to making the city a safe place to live and work. “It’s a...

  • 15 Nov 2011

    Stay safe on the roads

    Young drivers will hear shocking details of the devastation firefighters face when they turn up at the scene of a crash during Road Safety Week 2011 (21 to 27 November). The personal testimonies...

  • 02 Nov 2011

    Leeds Rhinos back bonfire safety campaign

    Leeds Rhinos have backed West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service's bonfire safety campaign. Ronnie the Rhino and player Rob Burrow met with firefighters from Leeds Red Watch and Blaze Bear at...

  • 31 Oct 2011

    Have a happy and safe Bonfire Night in Leeds district

    West Yorkshire’s firefighters are urging people to enjoy their Bonfire Night at an organised event. Last year, fire crews dealt with 118 bonfire related incidents between 1 and 8 November – 34...

  • 18 Oct 2011

    Preparing for a safe Bonfire Night in Leeds district

    Fire service staff will be blitzing Leeds in the run-up to Bonfire Night with a series of safety talks and action days in a bid to ensure the big day passes without incident. Hundreds of school...

  • 26 Jul 2011

    Trial enters third phase

    A third and final vehicle is about to go on trial in Leeds to tackle small fires in the city. Since April, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has been trialling a Fire Response Unit (FRU) in...

  • 18 Jul 2011

    Update: car explosion, New Farnley

    It is hoped that West Yorkshire firefighters will be leaving the scene in Maple Grove, New Farnley, Leeds, this afternoon following yesterday’s car explosion. Firefighters have been at the...

  • 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,...

  • 22 Nov 2010

    Firefighters appeal for safer roads (Leeds)

    Leeds firefighters will be urging drivers to slow down, belt up and switch off during this year’s Road Safety Week (22 to 28 November).  West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has joined...

  • 16 Nov 2010

    Leeds White Watch confident of a memorable Movember

    Members of Leeds White Watch have their sights fixed on having a marvellous Movember. So far, the watch’s funloving approach to fundraising has raised £1,300 for the UK’s leading prostate...

  • 21 Oct 2010

    Safety project reaches climax

    A campaign to improve safety for older people in west Leeds reaches its high point next week. A special interactive summer safety event will be held at Safety Central in Bramley on Wednesday, 25...

  • 21 Oct 2010

    Brigade supports Leeds pride

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is supporting Leeds Pride Day 2010. The event, on Sunday 1 August, will make history by being broadcast to 84 countries around the world on internet radio....

  • 14 Oct 2010

    Awards for Leeds young firefighter

    Seventeen-year-old student Lee Knight of the David Young Academy has been named East Leeds Young Firefighter of the Year. Lee is the first recipient of the award for East Leeds Young Firefighter...


Leeds Fire Station provides an excellent service to the local community and the people of West Yorkshire. The station serves a population of 65,526 and the area incorporates 29,238 dwellings. The team is made up of a station commander and 60 firefighters. The service is enhanced by forging better links with the community and increasing interagency cooperation. Leeds personnel strive for excellence in fire fighting, extrication and specialist water rescue skills. Staff engage in community activity and attend neighbourhood forums, anti-crime partnership meetings and local projects. The partnerships developed assist by identifying people at risk and providing referrals and assistance to vulnerable members of society within the area. The fire station was built in 1997.



From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/01/2015 31/03/2015 80 368 53 235
01/10/2014 31/12/2014 113 478 48 317
01/07/2014 30/09/2014 133 435 44 258
01/04/2014 30/06/2014 129 433 39 266
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 97 390 44 249
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 116 476 68 292
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 120 475 58 297
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 105 435 49 281
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 108 455 43 304
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 95 442 36 311
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 75 449 64 310
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 87 402 45 270
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 109 441 49 283
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 127 555 67 361
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 150 557 72 335
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 167 549 68 314
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 87 469 50 332
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 127 592 66 399

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