Kirkby Stephen Fire Station

Kirkby Stephen
Kirkby Stephen Fire Station
Christian Head
Kirkby Stephen
Cumbria
CA17 4HA
 

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

Training Evening: Tuesday 1900 hrs to 2100 hrs.

Email: enquiries.fire@cumbria.gov.uk

                                                                 

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

The station covers one of the largest areas in Cumbria; it includes sections of the Settle to Carlisle Railway Line, the M6 motorway and the main West Coast Railway line. The area covered is remote and very rural in character; calls within the station area are varied and include fell, farm and private dwelling fires, floods and road traffic collisions.

 

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Kirkby Stephen Station Area 300 X 447

Next nearest supporting Fire Engine

  Appleby - 11 miles 
  Sedbergh - 14 miles  
  Shap - 20 miles 

Station Area5,000 population
Crewing TypeOn-Call
Fire Engines1 fire engine

Kirkby Stephen is a small market town on the eastern edges of Cumbria bordering Yorkshire and Durham. The fire station covers one of the largest areas in Cumbria, which includes the Settle and Carlisle Railway Line, and part of the M6 motorway and the main West Coast Railway. The area covered is very rural and calls within the station area are varied and include fell, farm and private dwelling house fires, floods and road traffic collisions.

The area contains:

  • 1 Heritage site: Brough Castle

  • 4 Grade I listed buildings and 9 Grade II listed buildings

  • 1 Special Area of Conservation and 18 Sites of Specific Scientific Interest

  • Warcop Army Camp is a Site Specific Risk

  • There are no significant Flood Risks 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.

Fire2016/172017/182018/19
All emergencies attended293334
All Fires11811
Accidental primary dwelling fires013
Secondary fires521
Chimney fires023
Deliberate primary fires000
Deliberate secondary fires000
False Alarms
All false alarms111518
Special Service Calls
Non Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls352
Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls553

Response times

On-call fire engine

C65P12016/172017/182018/19
Average crew turnout time (time it takes the crew to respond to the station)4 mins 42 secs5 mins 20 secs6 mins 26 secs
Average response time (time it takes the crew to arrive at the incident from the station)9 mins 39 secs8 mins 11 secs11 mins 37 secs
Number of incidents attended by fire engine C65P1343734

Availability

On-call fire engine

C65P12016/172017/182018/19
Total Availability92%93%93%

Mon - Fri (08:00 - 18:00)

96%96%96%

Mon - Thurs (18:00 - 08:00)

99%99%99%

Fri - Mon (18:00 - 08:00)

83%86%86%

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 & Employment

  • Environment

  • Children & Young People

Please visit www.cumbriaobservatory.org.uk and choose a fire station area for your particular theme of interest.