Seascale Fire Station

Seascale

Seascale Fire Station
Gosforth Road
Seascale
CA20 1PR

 

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

Training Evening: Monday 1900 hrs to 2100 hrs.

Email: enquiries.fire@cumbria.gov.uk      

 

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

The A595 trunk road passes through the station area which can lead to problems with road traffic collisions and the station also deals with a significant number of supporting calls into the Sellafield site as back up to the works fire service. The main employment in the area is the BNG site at Sellafield approximately two miles north of the village. The other main employment in the area is tourism with the Lake District National Park being on the doorstep and the highest peaks in England, the Scafell range having some routes accessed through this area.

                             

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service carry out Safe and Well Visits; please use the link below for more information. 

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Seascale Station Area 300 X 447

  Next nearest supporting Fire Engine

  Egremont - 9 miles 
  Whitehaven - 14 miles  
  Bootle - 13 miles 

Station Area4,100 population
Crewing TypeOn-Call
Fire Engines1 fire-engine

Seascale is a village on the West Cumbria coast with a population of approximately 2,800  people with a further 1,400 residing in the neighbouring village of Gosforth. The main employment in the area is the site at Sellafield approximately two miles north of the village. The other main employment in the area is tourism with the Lake District National Park on the doorstep and the highest peaks in England, the Scafell range accessed through this area.

The area contains:

  • 4 Heritage Sites; Hardnott Roman Fort, Ravenglass, Roman Bath House and Burnmoor Stone Circles

  • 3 Grade I listed buildings and 6 Grade II listed buildings

  • 1 Special Area of Conservation; Wast Water and 10 Sites of Specific Scientific Interest

  • 1 Site Specific Risk; British Nuclear Fuels Sellafield

  • No significant flood risk identified in the station area

The A595 trunk road passes through the station area which 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.

Fire2016/172017/182018/19
All emergencies attended262017
All Fires787
Accidental primary dwelling fires332
Secondary fires213
Chimney fires231
Deliberate primary fires000
Deliberate secondary fires001
False Alarms
All false alarms965
Special Service Calls
Non Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls730
Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls335

Response times

On-call fire engine

C09P12016/172017/182018/19
Average crew turnout time (time it takes the crew to respond to the station)5 mins 54 secs5 mins 43 secs6 mins 04 secs
Average response time (time it takes the crew to arrive at the incident from the station)11 mins 06 secs10 mins 18 secs13 mins 35 secs
Number of incidents attended by fire engines C09P1233929

Availability

On-call fire engine

C09P12016/172017/182018/19
Total Availability87%87%92%
Mon - Fri (08:00 - 18:00)72%71%85%
Mon - Thurs (18:00 - 08:00)98%98%98%
Fri - Mon (18:00 - 08:00)88%89%91%

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