Egremont Fire Station


Egremont Fire Station
Chapel Street
CA22 2DU


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

Training Evening: Monday 1900 hrs to 2100 hrs.



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

Egremont deals with a variety of incidents as the main risks associated with the area are the main A595 trunk road, the BNG Sellafield nuclear plant, five junior schools and one secondary school. There are also two elderly person homes within the town.


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

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Egremont Station Area 300 X 447

  Next nearest supporting Fire Engine

  Whitehaven - 5 miles 
  Frizington - 5 miles  
  Seascale - 9 miles 

Station Area10,700 population
Crewing TypeOn-Call
Fire Engines1 fire engine

Egremont is situated in the Copeland District of Cumbria with a population of approximately  7,800 people. Within the station area is the main A595 trunk road, the Sellafield nuclear plant, five junior schools and one secondary school. There are also two elderly person homes within the town itself.

The area contains:

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

  • 5 Sites of Specific Scientific Interest

  • 1 Site Specific Risk; Sellafield Nuclear Plant

  • Flood Risk: Egremont is situation on the River Ehen, which rises in the Western Lake District above Ennerdale Water before flowing in a predominately westerly/south-westerly direction. The catchment exhibits a fast, flashy response to rainfall with the Flood Risk Area covering part of Egremont adjacent to the River Ehen between Briscoe Mill to the north and Ennerdale Mill to the south of the town. There are approximately 310 properties at risk. Low Mill is a small hamlet in the River Ehen downstream of Egremont and has a flood risk area placing approximately 10 properties at risk.

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 attended635962
All Fires272721
Accidental primary dwelling fires842
Secondary fires21913
Chimney fires102
Deliberate primary fires223
Deliberate secondary fires9118
False Alarms
All false alarms211327
Special Service Calls
Non Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls1469
Road Traffic Collisions Special Service Calls1135

Response times

On-call fire engine

Average crew turnout time (time it takes the crew to respond to the station)4 mins 37 secs5 mins 32 secs5 Mins 42 secs
Average response time (time it takes the crew to arrive at the incident from the station)7 mins 35 secs9 mins 10 sec10 mins 33 secs
Number of incidents attended by fire engine C05P1605863


On-call fire engine



Total Availability73%80%76%
Mon - Fri (08:00 - 18:00)55%62%64%
Mon - Thurs (18:00 - 08:00)89%94%90%
Fri - Mon (18:00 - 08:00)73%81%74%

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.