Kirkby Lonsdale Fire Station

Kirkby Lonsdale 2

Kirkby Lonsdale Fire Station
New Road
Kirkby Lonsdale


Tel: 0300 303 8623 Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Training Evening: Tuesday 1930 hrs to 2130 hrs.



Kirkby Lonsdale fire station is staffed by On-call Firefighters and houses one engine.

In addition to the usual fire related incidents the station responds to a variety of other emergencies including incidents in the river Lune, road traffic collisions, often on the busy A65 trunk road, and the rescue of farm animals that may end up trapped in a number of situations.


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Kirkby Lonsdale Station Area 300 X 447

  Next nearest supporting Fire Engine

  Milnthorpe - 9 miles 
  Kendal - 13 miles  
  Sedbergh - 11 miles 

Station Area7,700 population
Crewing TypeOn-Call
Fire Engines1 fire engine

The station is located on New Road

The area contains:

  • 3 Grade II listed buildings and 7 Grade I listed buildings

  • 3 Sites of Specific Scientific Interest

  • 4 Site Specific Risks: BDS Fuels/ Shell Gas, LPG Bulk Storage, Middleton, Kirkby Lonsdale

  • No significant Flood Risk identified within the Station area

The table shows the number of incidents that have occurred within a nominal area assigned to the station (as shown on the map in the station profile).  This is different to the number of incidents attended by fire engines which are based at the station, as they may attend incidents outside their station area.

All emergencies attended533837
All Fires81410
Accidental primary dwelling fires142
Secondary fires236
Chimney fires200
Deliberate primary fires010
Deliberate secondary fires101
False Alarms
All false alarms231419
Special Service Calls
Non Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls1466
Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls844

Response times

On-call fire engine

Average crew turnout time (time it takes the crew to respond to the station)5 mins 23 secs6 mins 31 secs6 mins 43 secs
Average response time (time it takes the crew to arrive at the incident from the station)8 mins 5 secs9 mins 10 secs12 mins 46 secs
Number of incidents attended by fire engine C64P1303026


On-call fire engine

Total Availability96%90%80%
Mon - Fri (08:00 - 18:00)96%88%62%
Mon - Thurs (18:00 - 08:00)99%99%96%
Fri - Mon (18:00 - 08:00)92%85%81%

Further information for this fire station is available on a number of themes at the Cumbria Intelligence Observatory, including:

  • Population 

  • Crime and Community

  • Health and Social Care

  • Housing

  • Economy and Employment

  • Environment

  • Children and Young People

Please visit and choose a fire station area for your particular theme of interest.