Rothwell

Tel
0113 2822410
Address
Carlton Lane
Rothwell

LS26 ODH
 
OS Grid Ref.
434180 427802

News

  • 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…

  • 01 Jun 2015

    Rothwell Build Complete

    These three images show the new Rothwell station building from the rear, front and side.

  • 18 Feb 2015

    Rothwell Update

    Building work continues with the new station starting to take shape.  The next phase of the build will see the engine house completed and the front of the building landscaped. …

  • 19 Dec 2014

    Rothwell Update

    The steelwork has now been erected for the main appliance bay.  The construction of the new station is being completed in ‘phases’ to allow operational cover throughout the build. The…

  • 29 Oct 2014

    Rothwell Build Footage

    To view time lapse footage of the on-going Rothwell station build click on the image below.

  • 20 Oct 2014

    Rothwell Update

    These three photographs show the progress of the station build.  

  • 05 Oct 2014

    Rothwell Visit

    Two local Councillors visited the site today to take a look first hand at how the new fire station is taking shape.  After speaking with the on-duty crew and representatives…

  • 07 Sep 2014

    Rothwell Update

    Following the construction of the main steel frame, the walls are now nearing completion and the main roof section has been installed. The next phase will see the external ‘Trespa’…

  • 28 Jul 2014

    Boy hospitalised following water rescue in Keighley

    Fire crews were called to an area close to Tinker Bridge, North Dean Road, Keighley yesterday (Sunday, July 27) at 11.52 hrs following reports of a boy in difficulty in…

  • 27 Jun 2014

    Rothwell Construction Begins

    The fitting of the steel frame for the new station began this week.  The steel erectors will complete the main building framework first and then return to complete the engine…

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About

Rothwell Fire Station, which has recently been re-built, is located on Carlton Lane. The previous 1963 station building was demolished in 2014 and a brand new facility was built of the same site.  The new single storey building was completed in mid 2015 with an official opening held on 16th July 2015.

The station protects a population of 35,127 people and covers the area of Rothwell and locations of Thorpe, Robin Hood, John O’Gaunts, Oulton, Woodlesford, Methley, Lofthouse, Mickletown, Stourton, Carlton and Lee Moor incorporating 14,572 dwellings. The station is a dedicated technical water rescue station. The station is staffed 24 hours a day and is made up of a station commander (who also manages Morley), 24 operational firefighters and one station clerk.

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Statistics

From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/01/2015 31/03/2015 26 71 8 37
01/07/2014 30/09/2014 40 93 7 46
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 12 60 9 39
01/04/2014 30/06/2014 19 58 8 31
01/10/2014 31/12/2014 15 81 9 57
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 40 83 7 36
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 24 77 10 43
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 18 51 6 27
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 39 103 10 54
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 17 69 8 44
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 32 73 8 33
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 22 57 10 25
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 51 130 15 64
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 30 91 14 47
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 59 127 7 61
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 19 76 11 46
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 68 154 6 80
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 18 92 12 62

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