Wakefield

External view of Wakefield fire station
Tel
01924 334020
Address
Brunswick Street

Wakefield
WF1 4PA
 
OS Grid Ref.
433949 420668

News

  • 29 May 2015

    Wakefield Fire Stations Support Safer Places Scheme

    Fire stations in Wakefield district have signed up to the Safer Places Scheme. The voluntary scheme, managed by Wakefield District Council, supports vulnerable people with dementia, autism and learning disabilities….

  • 10 Apr 2015

    Public Invited To Watch Water Rescue Exercise At Pontefract Park

    The Wakefield district is supporting the national Water Safety and Drowning Prevention Week which starts on Monday (April 13). West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) hope to raise awareness…

  • 02 Oct 2014

    Making a dramatic difference to fire safety!

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has teamed up with award winning theatre company, Performance in Education, to deliver a hard-hitting fire safety production. “Flashpoint” addresses issues surrounding youth…

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About

Wakefield Fire Station area covers 35 square miles incorporating a diverse community of over 91,951 people. The area consists of a variety of industrial, commercial, residential and rural locations together with the 39,549 dwellings within the station area. The makeup of the station area provides a wide range of different incidents for the staff to deal with using a pumping appliance, a brand new Combined Aerial and Rescue Pump (CARP), and a specialised flood rescue vehicle.

The station has a station commander and 48 operational firefighters working a 42 hour week on a shift system. The staff are specially trained in flood provision and rescues from swift water as well as their usual firefighting and rescue skills. The station is very active in partnership working to reduce risk and improve safety for the Wakefield public and is the headquarters for the successful Young Firefighters Scheme. The fire station was built in 1963 and borders 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 67 173 11 95
01/07/2014 30/09/2014 108 250 18 124
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 63 185 23 99
01/04/2014 30/06/2014 65 190 7 118
01/10/2014 31/12/2014 57 182 15 110
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 89 218 23 106
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 44 177 22 111
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 55 170 15 100
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 110 293 17 166
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 49 187 29 109
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 85 236 26 125
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 84 248 31 133
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 74 244 26 144
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 105 270 26 139
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 159 374 41 174
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 104 289 13 172
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 174 369 33 162
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 88 341 39 214

Events

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