Lazonby Fire Station

Lazonby Fire Station
CA10 1AJ

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

Training Evening: Wednesday 1900 hrs to 2100 hrs.



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

The risks are mainly residential, though local industries include a large bakery, agriculture and forestry. Firefighters attend a wide range of incidents including property fires, grass and heath land fires and road traffic collisions.


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Lazonby Station Area 300 X 447

  Next nearest supporting Fire Engine

  Penrith - 8 miles 
  Carlisle - 14 miles  
  Alston - 18 miles 

Station Area7,600 population
Crewing TypeOn-Call
Fire Engines1 fire engine

Lazonby is a village and civil parish in the Lower Eden valley, about 8 miles NNE of Penrith. The village is quite large by local standards, offering a number of amenities to its local inhabitants which include, two public houses, a primary school, a co-operative store and post office, swimming pool, railway station and a large bakery.

In recent years many new housing developments have sprung up in the village, with the village being mainly lived in by people who work in Carlisle and Penrith.

The area contains:

  • 1 Heritage site: Long Meg Stone Circle

  • 2 Grade I listed buildings and 18 Grade II listed buildings

  • 3 Sites of Specific Scientific Interest

  • 1 Site Specific Risk, Eden Valley Minerals Ltd

  • There are no significant flooding risks identified within the station area

The risks are mainly residential, industries include the large bakery, agriculture and forestry.


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 attended636852
All Fires223518
Accidental primary dwelling fires572
Secondary fires4126
Chimney fires753
Deliberate primary fires000
Deliberate secondary fires061
False Alarms
All false alarms272221
Special Service Calls
Non Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls576
Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls946

Response times

On-call fire engine

Average crew turnout time (time it takes the crew to respond to the station)4 mins 52 secs3 mins 510 secs3 mins 44 secs
Average response time (time it takes the crew to arrive at the incident from the station)11 mins 11 secs14 mins 51 secs13 mins 21 secs
Number of incidents attended by fire engine C24P1304154


On-call fire engine

Total Availability65%80%91%
Mon - Fri (08:00 - 18:00)17%44%73%
Mon - Thurs (18:00 - 08:00)93%96%99%
Fri - Mon (18:00 - 08:00)78%94%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

Please visit and choose a fire station area for your particular theme of interest.