Stanks

External view of Stanks fire station
Tel
0113 2731371
Address
Sherburn Road
Stanks
Leeds
LS14 5DW
 
OS Grid Ref.
436350 436633

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...

  • 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...

  • 25 Jan 2011

    Rare cattle rescued from blaze

    Around 80 rare-breed cattle were rescued from a blaze in a barn at Temple Newsam, Leeds, last night (23.01.11) thanks to the quick-thinking of firefighters. Firefighters from Gipton, Stanks,...

About

Stanks station, built in 1973, serves a population of over 42,452 people, covering approximately 14.39 square miles which includes the mainly residential areas of Whinmoor, Swarcliffe, Whitkirk, Colton, Halton, Crossgates, Scarcroft, North Seacroft, Wellington Hill, Manston, Barwick-in-Elmet, Scholes and Thorner. There are 17,973 dwellings in the area.

The station is managed by a station commander (who also manages Garforth) has a team of 24 firefighters and a part time station clerk. The station has a resource of one pumping appliance which is crewed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Stanks personnel are committed to improving the service thy give to the local community and the people of West Yorkshire. Partnerships with other agencies have been forged and meet on a regular basis to assist in identifying vulnerable people and the measures required to reduce the risks to them. Engagement in community activity is very important and attendance at neighbourhood forums, anticrime partnership meetings and local projects (fun/information days) will continue.

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Statistics

From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 26 88 15 47
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 45 108 13 50
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 52 103 4 47
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 31 65 7 27
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 33 87 5 49
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 42 104 9 53
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 31 76 8 37
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 40 90 8 42
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 30 112 15 67
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 77 152 14 61
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 110 181 8 63
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 36 88 4 48
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 71 157 15 71

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