External view of Stanningley fire station
0113 2363826
637 Stanningley Road
LS28 6FS
OS Grid Ref.
423211 434528


  • 21 Nov 2014

    NHS worker rescues elderly lady from house fire!

    A Clinical Assistant has been commended by the fire service for her quick-thinking actions which saved an elderly woman’s life. Rosemary Othick, who is an Intermediate Care Clinical Assistant...

  • 27 Feb 2014

    End of deployment to flood-hit south

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) crews deployed to Surrey are returning today (27.02.14), marking the end of requests for flood assistance. A deployment of 15 firefighters and three...

  • 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...

  • 10 Feb 2014

    West Yorkshire crew deployed to flood-hit Somerset

    Eleven Firefighters from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) deployed to Somerset yesterday (Sunday, February 9) to assist in flood relief. The crew from Stanningley Fire Station have...

  • 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...

  • 07 Sep 2012

    Authority launches county-wide consultation on fire cover plans

      12-week listening exercise Councillors today launched a 12-week public consultation exercise on radical plans to reform fire cover across West Yorkshire. Chief Fire Officer Simon Pilling’s...

  • 02 Mar 2012

    Firefighters clean up for charity

    Stations across Leeds district will be making a splash for charity cash in March. Stanningley, Otley, Rawdon and Cookridge will all hold car washes to raise money for The Fire Fighters Charity on...

  • 18 Jul 2011

    Update: car explosion, New Farnley

    It is hoped that West Yorkshire firefighters will be leaving the scene in Maple Grove, New Farnley, Leeds, this afternoon following yesterday’s car explosion. Firefighters have been at the...

  • 06 Jun 2011

    New Safety Rangers to patrol Leeds

    MEDIA INVITE Moortown Fire Station (Stonegate road, Moortown, LS17 6EJ) will host a series of Safety Rangers courses between 27 June and 1 July. Reporters/photographers are invited to attend....

  • 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,...


Stanningley Fire Station is located at the junction of Stanningley Road and Swinnow Lane and covers the western part of Leeds, which includes the mainly residential areas of Pudsey, Bramley, Armley, Farsley, Farnley and Stanningley. The new station replaced the old stations at Bramley and Pudsey and was completed in 2003. It is a specialist station inolved in the movement of large quantities of water both to and away from an incident.

The station area is approximately 11 square miles and has a population of 85,574 people.

Within its boundary there is an assortment of commercial, industrial, educational and agricultural risks including the Stanningley rail tunnel and the Owlcotes retail park. The area incorporates 36,479 dwellings.

The station commander is in charge of the station and is assisted by the four watches comprising of 60 firefighters who are supported by the station clerk.

The district commander for Leeds and his support staff of 5 are also based here as are several members of the Leeds District Community Fire Safety Team.

The fire fighting vehicles staffed by the crews are as follows:

Two pumping appliances comprising of one heavy rescue pump and one rescue pump

One prime mover carrying either the hose laying or water carrying unit

Two Communities & Local Governement prime movers which carry the high volume pump unit and associated modules.

Firefighters at Stanningley are qualified to deploy the high volume pump (HVP) unit and have been active recently with both local and regional deployments to assist with the removal of water at incidents of wide area flooding as well as supplying large amounts of water for firefighting.

Stanningley personnel are committed to improving the service delivered to the local community and the people of West Yorkshire. Personnel continue to carry out home fire safety checks in the home and also fit smoke detectors to people at risk in the community.

Stanningley personnel undertake regular multi agency initiatives in the West Leeds area. These "Operation Champion Initiatives" regularly combine the efforts of numerous agencies in a targeted location. Personnel also work closely with the Rotary Club and other agencies in order to make the station area safer. These agencies assist by identifying individuals at risk in the community and providing home fire risk check referrals. They also help by providing assistance to vulnerble members of society in the area.

The community room is used by local people to hold meetings to the benefit of people in and around the Stanningley area.

Stanningley personnel remain committed to preventing fires, protecting people and property, responding to emergencies and helping the people of West Yorkshire.



From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/01/2015 31/03/2015 84 192 17 91
01/10/2014 31/12/2014 94 226 16 116
01/07/2014 30/09/2014 110 261 23 128
01/04/2014 30/06/2014 121 231 22 88
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 90 178 14 74
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 77 196 22 97
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 128 273 18 127
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 118 275 22 135
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 67 196 17 112
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 115 255 27 113
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 80 221 16 125
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 115 283 23 145
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 108 234 23 103
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 94 259 28 137
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 122 325 44 159
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 183 377 37 157
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 103 268 33 132
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 129 286 39 118

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