Aspatria Fire Station

Aspatria Fire Station
King Street

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

Training Evening: Thursday 1900 hrs to 2100 hrs. 



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

Aspatria deals with a variety of incidents including road traffic collisions as the main risks associated in the area are the A596 which runs through the town and the nearby A595. They deal with agricultural fires such as barn fires, heath and moorland fires together with livestock rescues. They also attend domestic property fires.


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Aspatria Station Area 300 X 447

  Next nearest supporting Fire Engine

  Maryport - 8 miles 
  Wigton - 9 miles  
  Cockermouth - 9 miles 

Station Area6,900 population
Crewing TypeOn-Call
Fire Engines1 fire engine

Aspatria is a small town in West Cumbria situated approximately half way between the west  coast and city of Carlisle, with a population of approximately 3,500 people. The main employer in the town is the Sealy bed manufacturer and First Milk and Cheese producing dairy products.

The area contains:

  • 5 Grade I listed buildings and 4 Grade II listed buildings

  • 2 Sites of Specific Scientific Interest

  • 2 Site Specific Risks; Sealy's and First Milk and Cheese

  • The Station has attended numerous rescues of person from vehicles trapped in flood water on the roads in and around the Town (B5301, Arkleby, Plumbland). Flooding has also affected domestic properties in some of the smaller local villages (Arkleby, Measgate and Baggrow in recent years)

The main risks within the station area are associated with the two busy trunk roads, the A596 which runs through the town, and the nearby A595. These roads are busy with both commuter and transport traffic, along with slow moving agricultural traffic. This all equates to a high risk for road traffic collisions in the area. Other risks are associated with the large number of agricultural premises. Open farmland brings the danger of barn fires, heath and moor land fires, as well as livestock rescues.

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 attended503452
All Fires111616
Accidental primary dwelling fires034
Secondary fires355
Chimney fires240
Deliberate primary fires210
Deliberate secondary fires322
False Alarms
All false alarms281229
Special Service Calls
Non Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls762
Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls405

Response times

On-call fire engine

Average crew turnout time (time it takes the crew to respond to the station)3 mins 54 secs4 mins 5 secs3 mins 54 secs
Average response time (time it takes the crew to arrive at the incident from the station)9 mins 34 sec10 mins 20 secs10 mins 49 secs
Number of incidents attended by fire engine C03P1896881


On-call fire engine

Total Availability91%94%95%
Mon - Fri (08:00 - 18:00)96%98%97%
Mon - Thurs (18:00 - 08:00)98%99%99%
Fri - Mon (18:00 - 08:00)81%87%89%

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.