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Driffield

Bridlington Road
Driffield
East Yorkshire
YO25 5HN

Tel: 01377 252380

News

  • Apr
    18

    Humberside Fire and Rescue Service launch First Responder Trial - Pocklington East Riding

    Retained firefighters from Pocklington Fire Station have recently trained to act as first responders in medical emergencies. The six month trial, in partnership with Yorkshire Ambulance Service, will run until September 2013.
  • Feb
    26

    Bogus caller alert

    Humberside Fire and Rescue Service has had reports of companies receiving bogus calls from people pretending to be associated with the Fire Service, trying to sell them advertising space in publications.
  • Feb
    26

    Residents urged to cook safely

    In a bid to reduce cooking related fires, Humberside Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents to think about safety in the kitchen. Cooking fires are the most common cause of house fires in the Humberside area and throughout January 2013 crews attended 34 house fires,over half of which were cooking related.
  • Feb
    26

    Humberside Fire and Rescue Service asks community to nominate their local hero

    Humberside Fire and Rescue Service is asking members of the public to nominate their local hero. The winner will be chosen by public vote and will be honoured at the Service’s fifth annual Community Awards on Thursday 26 September.
  • Aug
    15

    Wheelie bin safety warning for residents

    In a bid to prevent people becoming the victim of a deliberate fire, Humberside Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents to be more vigilant when leaving out wheelie bins for collection.

About

Driffield Fire Station opened in 1964, it is crewed by on-call firefighters who serve the market town and surrounding rural areas. The station area covers the market town of Driffield including the busy showground.

Personnel:

  • 26 on-call

Fire Engines:

2 x fire engines

Neighbouring fire stations: Beverley, Bridlington & Pocklington

Map

Stats

Driffield Fire Station - East Riding of Yorkshire

Incident Activity During 2012/13

Incident Type Total % of Total
False Alarms 69 45.4%
Property Fires 35 23.0%
Road Traffic Collisions and other non-fire emergencies 32 21.0%
Small Fires 15 9.9%
Chimney Fire 1 0.7%
Grand Total 152 100%
Special Service Incidents Attended by Type Total % of Total
Road Traffic Collision 17 53.1%
Spills, leaks and flooding 4 12.5%
Medical Incident 3 9.4%
Animal assistance incidents 2 6.3%
No action and advice only 2 6.3%
Lift release 1 3.1%
Other transport incidents 1 3.1%
Making safe (RTC) 1 3.1%
Hazardous materials incident 1 3.1%
Grand Total 32 100%
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