Millom Fire Station

Millom Fire Station
Millom Road 
LA18 4AY

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

Training Evening: Thursday 1915 hrs to 2115 hrs.



Millom fire station is staffed by On-call Firefighters and houses one fire engine and a Wildfire Land Rover.

The A595 trunk road passes through the station area and this leads to a number of calls to attend road traffic collisions, the station also responds to a significant number of calls to the prison at Haverigg each year. Open farmland and fells brings the danger of agricultural and wildfires, in addition to other farm incidents, such as livestock rescues. Firefighters receive specialist training to deal with Wildfire incidents.


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Millom Station Area 300 X 447

  Next nearest supporting Fire Engine

  Broughton - 8 miles 
  Bootle - 8 miles  
  Coniston - 17 miles 

Station Area8,600 population
Crewing TypeOn-Call
Fire Engines1 fire engine and 1 Wildfire Land Rover

Millom is a small coastal town situated in the most southerly part in Copeland district. It is  separated from the Furness peninsular by the Duddon Estuary and is bounded to the west by the Irish Sea.

The area contains:

  • 2 Grade I listed buildings

  • 1 Site of Specific Scientific Interest

  • 2 Site Specific Risks; Haverigg Prison and Langthwaite Farm

  • No significant Flood Risks within the Station area

There is a small industrial estate on the outskirts of the town; however the main industries within the area are agriculture and an expanding tourist trade. The town has two nature reserves and the Duddon estuary is a sight of Special Scientific Interest. 

Close to the town is HM Prison Haverigg, the only prison in the County and the station  responds to a significant number of calls to these premises each year.  The A595 trunk road passes through the station area and this can lead to problems with road  traffic collisions

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 attended634655
All Fires302328
Accidental primary dwelling fires555
Secondary fires41115
Chimney fires221
Deliberate primary fires645
Deliberate secondary fires778
False Alarms
All false alarms151110
Special Service Calls
Non Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls17412
Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls185

Response times

On-call fire engine

Average crew turnout time (time it takes the crew to respond to the station)4 mins 48 secs4 mins 45 secs4 mins 27 secs
Average response time (time it takes the crew to arrive at the incident from the station)6 mins 46 secs11 mins 57 secs10 mins 31 secs
Number of incidents attended by fire engines C46P1575571


On-call fire engine

Total Availability93%95%98%
Mon - Fri (08:00 - 18:00)91%92%98%
Mon - Thurs (18:00 - 08:00)95%98%100%
Fri - Mon (18:00 - 08:00)93%93%98%

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

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