External view of Otley fire station
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  • 17 Oct 2014

    Rawdon and Otley fire stations to stay open under new emergency response plans

    Due to difficulties in identifying a suitable site for a new fire station in Menston, which was due to be replacing Otley and Rawdon stations, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has revised...

  • 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...

  • 02 Mar 2012

    Firefighters clean up for charity

    Stations across Leeds district will be making a splash for charity cash in March. Stanningley, Otley, Rawdon and Cookridge will all hold car washes to raise money for The Fire Fighters Charity on...

  • 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...

  • 16 Dec 2011

    Green light for fire cover plans

    Chief ‘disappointed’ but convinced change is unavoidable  Plans for far-reaching reform of the county’s fire and rescue service were given the green light by councillors today. West Yorkshire...

  • 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...


Otley Fire Station covers the town of Otley and also the wider area of Menston, Weston and Askwith. The station area is approximately seven square miles. The station is managed by a station commander who is also responsible for Rawdon and Cookridge fire stations. The station is staffed by a full time local retained support officer and retained firefighters who operate the 'on call' retained duty system. There is a population of 19,255 and the area incorporates 8239 dwellings. The station has been in its current location since 1956 occupying a prominent position on Bondgate and borders with North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.



From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/04/2014 30/06/2014 6 27 5 16
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 5 22 0 17
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 4 30 6 20
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 2 35 7 26
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 7 32 6 19
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 10 33 4 19
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 8 25 3 14
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 9 33 4 20
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 7 37 4 26
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 6 32 5 21
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 5 47 10 32
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 7 46 6 33
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 11 45 4 30
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 20 50 1 29
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 8 45 5 32

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