Slaithwaite

External view of Slaithwaite fire station
Tel
01484 842618
Address
New Street
Slaithwaite

HD7 5AB
 
OS Grid Ref.
408220 414153

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

Slaithwaite Fire Station, built in 1962, is a retained station staffed by a mix of retained and wholetime retained personnel. It is situated approximately 4 miles from Huddersfield and provides fire cover for the Colne Valley. There is a varying degree of incidents from moorland fires and road traffic collisions in its own area as well as supporting Huddersfield in a bigger built up area. The team is made up of a station commander who is also responsible for Huddersfield in addition to a watch commander and a team of on call firefighters. The population is 18,594 and the area incorporates 7,906 dwellings. Personnel are involved in community groups for example scouts and guides who visit the station on a regular basis. The neighbourhood policing team are attached which is a valuable resource providing a police presence in the valley.

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Statistics

From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/01/2015 31/03/2015 23 51 8 20
01/07/2014 30/09/2014 20 50 7 23
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 18 47 7 22
01/04/2014 30/06/2014 20 40 7 13
01/10/2014 31/12/2014 15 46 2 29
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 16 49 7 26
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 12 45 5 28
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 8 29 8 13
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 23 57 8 26
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 9 27 2 16
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 12 29 4 13
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 11 23 1 11
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 9 35 7 19
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 10 34 4 20
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 21 53 9 23
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 16 42 1 25
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 36 74 7 31
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 14 49 5 30

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