Skelmanthorpe

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

News

  • 31 Jul 2015

    Teddy Bear Fire Service Parachute Jump!

    The Rotary Club of Wakefield has enlisted Wakefield Green Watch to help with a charity fundraising event for three children’s hospices – Huddersfield’s Forget Me Not facility, Bluebell Wood near…

  • 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…

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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
01/01/2015 31/03/2015 6 27 3 18
01/07/2014 30/09/2014 10 43 5 28
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 12 36 4 20
01/04/2014 30/06/2014 12 32 3 17
01/10/2014 31/12/2014 11 39 10 18
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 17 39 2 20
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 12 37 7 18
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 13 28 3 12
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 19 57 3 35
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 9 36 10 17
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 16 41 3 22
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 10 35 4 21
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 19 60 10 31
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 13 34 8 13
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 19 61 7 35
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 8 26 13 5
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 32 55 7 16
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 11 44 10 23

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