External view of Meltham fire station
01484 850393
Holmfirth Road
OS Grid Ref.
410005 410485


  • 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...


Meltham Fire Station is situated five miles west of Huddersfield, has a population of approximately 8,000 with around 3,500. The village is approximately 250 metres above sea level. The fire station, built in 1954, is situated in the centre of the village and is on the edge of the Peak District having the potential for serious wildfires. The local industry comprises of a range a light engineering and textiles.

The station is managed by a station commander who is also responsible for Holmfirth and Skelmanthorpe Fire Stations. Meltham is staffed by a full time local retained support officer and retained firefighters who operate the 'on call' retained duty system. The fire station at Meltham is one of the village focal points, with the station and crew taking part in many activities through the year. At such events the crew are always available for fire safety and general fire protection advice helping to keep the risk in the area very low.



From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 11 22 4 7
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 15 21 2 4
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 1 11 1 9
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 7 16 1 8
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 5 12 2 5
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 1 6 0 5
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 5 8 0 3
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 7 18 4 7
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 8 16 4 4
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 3 12 2 7
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 4 11 3 4
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 6 21 3 12
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 3 16 5 8

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