Kirkby Lonsdale Fire Station

Kirkby Lonsdale 2

Kirkby Lonsdale Fire Station
New Road
Kirkby Lonsdale


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

Training Evening: Tuesday 1930 hrs to 2130 hrs.



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

In addition to the usual fire related incidents the station responds to a variety of other emergencies including incidents in the river Lune, road traffic collisions, often on the busy A65 trunk road, and the rescue of farm animals that may end up trapped in a number of situations.


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Kirkby Lonsdale Station Area 300 X 447

  Next nearest supporting Fire Engine

  Milnthorpe - 9 miles 
  Kendal - 13 miles  
  Sedbergh - 11 miles 

Station Area7,700 population
Crewing TypeOn-Call
Fire Engines1 fire engine

The station is located on New Road

The area contains:

  • 3 Grade II listed buildings and 7 Grade I listed buildings

  • 3 Sites of Specific Scientific Interest

  • 4 Site Specific Risks: BDS Fuels/ Shell Gas, LPG Bulk Storage, Middleton, Kirkby Lonsdale

  • 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.

All emergencies attended483353
All Fires9108
Accidental primary dwelling fires331
Secondary fires222
Chimney fires002
Deliberate primary fires000
Deliberate secondary fires111
False Alarms
All false alarms221523
Special Service Calls
Non Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls9214
Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls868

Response times

On-call fire engine

Average crew turnout time (time it takes the crew to respond to the station)5 mins 07 secs5 mins 2 secs5 mins 23 secs
Average response time (time it takes the crew to arrive at the incident from the station)5 mins 17 secs7 mins 26 secs8 mins 5 secs
Number of incidents attended by fire engine C64P1482530


On-call fire engine

Total Availability92.63%93.99%95.67%
Mon - Fri (08:00 - 18:00)93.12%95.47%96.12%
Mon - Thurs (18:00 - 08:00)98.03%98.39%99.48%
Fri - Mon (18:00 - 08:00)87.31%88.84%91.9%

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