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Wakefield

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

Wakefield
WF1 4PA
 
OS Grid Ref.
433949 420668

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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 the Combined Aerial and Rescue Pump (CARP),

The station has a station commander and 28 operational firefighters working a 42 hour week on a shift system. 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 Youth Intervention Team.

Construction has recently begun on the new Wakefield Fire Station, to replace the current fire station which was built in 1963. The project will see the existing fire station demolished and a smaller fit for purpose and more energy efficient replacement will take its place with much lower running cost. The new station will have two bays adjoining the welfare accommodation which will include a kitchen/dining space, office spaces and a gym area and is due to open in the Summer of 2020.

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