Meltham

External view of Meltham fire station
Tel
01484 850393
Address
Holmfirth Road
Meltham
Holmfirth
HD9 4BX
 
OS Grid Ref.
410005 410485

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

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.

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Statistics

From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/01/2015 31/03/2015 3 8 3 2
01/07/2014 30/09/2014 4 13 0 9
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 6 11 1 4
01/04/2014 30/06/2014 7 11 0 4
01/10/2014 31/12/2014 4 17 4 9
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 1 11 1 9
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 11 22 4 7
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 7 16 1 8
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 15 21 2 4
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 5 12 2 5
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 7 18 4 7
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 5 8 0 3
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 1 6 0 5
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 8 16 4 4
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 3 12 2 7
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 6 21 3 12
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 4 11 3 4
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 3 16 5 8

Events

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