Broughton Fire Station

Broughton
Broughton Fire Station
Foxfield Road 
Broughton In Furness 
Cumbria 
LA20 6HS
 

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

 

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

The risks are mainly residential; however there are a number of hotels, guest houses and other types of holiday accommodation throughout the area. Industries include agriculture, forestry and slate quarrying. Firefighters attend a range of different types of incidents including barn fires, fell and forest fires. With the A595 and A5092 trunk roads running through the station area and the large number of minor and single track roads, the station attends a number of road traffic collisions each year.

 

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Broughton Station Area 300 X 447

  Next nearest supporting Fire Engine

 Millom -  8 miles 

 Coniston - 9 miles

 Ulverston - 9 miles

Station Area2,200 population
Crewing TypeOn-Call
Fire Engines1 fire engine

The village of Broughton-in-Furness is situated in a conservation area within the Lake District National Park in south west Cumbria. The population of the village and surrounding rural area is approximately 2,500 people. The population increases significantly during the holiday season resulting in an increased sleeping risk.

 

The station provides fire cover to a remote rural area of approximately 11,000 hectares, and is bounded by high fells to the north, east and west and the Duddon Estuary to the south. The risks are mainly residential, however there are a number of hotels, guest houses and other types of holiday accommodation throughout the area. Industries include agriculture, forestry and slate quarrying. Firefighters attend a range of different types of incidents including barn fires, fell and forest fires.

The area contains:

 

• 1 heritage site, Swinside Stone Circle

 

• 1 Grade I Listed and 6 Grade II listed Buildings

 

• SPA Duddon Estuary

                                        

• 2 Sites of Specific Scientific Interest

 

• No significant Site Specific Risks identified within the Station area

 

• 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.

Fire2015/162016/17
2017/18
All emergencies attended24189
All Fires16127
Accidental primary dwelling fires410
Secondary fires961
Chimney fires241
Deliberate primary fires002
Deliberate secondary fires141
False Alarms
All false alarms410
Special Service Calls
Non Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls320
Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls132

Response times

On-call fire engine

C42P12015/162016/172017/18
Average crew turnout time (time it takes the crew to respond to the station)7 mins 6 secs4 mins 15 secs3 mins 53 secs
Average response time (time it takes the crew to arrive at the incident from the station)19 mins 18 secs12 mins 34 secs15 mins 48 secs
Number of incidents attended by fire engine C42P1443728

Availability

On-call fire engine

C42P12015/162016/172017/18
Total Availability97.59%94.79%84.98%
Mon - Fri (08:00 - 18:00)96.00%92.58%73.33%
Mon - Thurs (18:00 - 08:00)99.91%98.72%95.18%
Fri - Mon (18:00 - 08:00)96.77%93.04%85.16%

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.