Skelmanthorpe

External view of Skelmanthorpe fire station
Tel
01484 863514
Address
Cumberworth Road
Skelmanthorpe
Huddersfield
HD8 9AB
 
OS Grid Ref.
422877 410491

News

  • 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...

  • 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...

About

Skelmanthorpe Fire Station was constructed in 1956 and sits on the outskirts of the village centre. The station is approximately 200 metres above sea level. The station is managed by a station commander who is also responsible for Holmfirth and Meltham. The station is staffed by a full time local retained support officer and retained firefighters who operate the 'on call' retained duty system. The station covers the area south of Huddersfield and is approximately 31 square miles. It includes Skelmanthorpe, Denby Dale, Upper and Lower Cumberworth, Upper and Lower Denby, Emley, Scissett, Shelley, Clayton West, Shepley, Kirkburton and High Burton. It serves a population of approximately 31,500 with around 13,000 dwellings. It borders with Mirfield, Huddersfield and Holmfirth Fire Stations along with South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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Statistics

From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/07/2014 30/09/2014 10 43 5 28
01/04/2014 30/06/2014 12 32 3 17
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 12 36 4 20
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 12 37 7 18
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 19 57 3 35
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 17 39 2 20
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 13 28 3 12
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 9 36 10 17
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 19 60 10 31
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 10 35 4 21
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 16 41 3 22
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 13 34 8 13
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 19 61 7 35
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 32 55 7 16
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 8 26 13 5
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 11 44 10 23

Neighbouring Fire Stations