Sedbergh Fire Station


Sedbergh Fire Station
Long Lane
LA10 5AL


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

Training Evening: Tuesday 1930 hrs to 2130 hrs.



Sedbergh fire station is staffed by On-call Firefighters and houses one fire engine. In addition to this they also have a Wildfire Landrover.

The town has a steady population who are mainly employed in the various shops, hotels, farms and several schools in the local area. Risks in the area include responding to road traffic collisions due to the adjacent M6 motorway. Other incidents include agricultural fires such as barn fires, wildfires as well as livestock rescues.


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Sedbergh Station Area 300 X 447

  Next nearest supporting Fire Engine

  Kendal - 12 miles 
  Kirby Lonsdale - 12 miles  
  Kirby Stephen - 14 miles 

Station Area3,800 population
Crewing TypeOn-Call
Fire Engines1 fire engine and 1 Wildfire Land Rover

Sedbergh is a small town with a population of about 3000, and is situated on the county's eastern border and it is a favourite destination of walkers. Apart from the large farming community the town is host to the famous Sedbergh School which forms the heart of the town.

The town has a steady population which is mainly employed in the various shops, hotels, farms and several schools in the local area.

The area contains:

  • 3 Grade I listed buildings and 24 Grade II listed buildings

  • 3 Sites of Specific Scientific Interest

  • 3 Site Specific Risks: Sedbergh School, Shell Gas and BDS Fuels

  • No significant Flood Risk identified within the Station area

In recent years the Station has also attended numerous swift water rescue incidents on the fast flowing river Lune that runs through 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 attended272324
All Fires1197
Accidental primary dwelling fires413
Secondary fires122
Chimney fires632
Deliberate primary fires000
Deliberate secondary fires120
False Alarms
All false alarms1178
Special Service Calls
Non Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls347
Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls232

Response times

On-call fire engine

Average crew turnout time (time it takes the crew to respond to the station)3 mins 41 secs3 mins 43 secs3 mins 20 secs
Average response time (time it takes the crew to arrive at the incident from the station)10 mins 48 secs16 mins 55 secs10 mins 17 secs
Number of incidents attended by fire engine C67P1424439


On-call fire engine

Total Availability97%97%99%
Mon - Fri (08:00 - 18:00)98%97%100%
Mon - Thurs (18:00 - 08:00)99%99%100%
Fri - Mon (18:00 - 08:00)93%91%99%

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.