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Market Weighton

Cliffe Road
Market Weighton
East Yorkshire
YO43 3BP

Tel: 01430 873698


  • Apr

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.


Market Weighton Fire Station, established in 1967, is crewed by on-call firefighters serving the market town and its surrounding areas.


  • 24 on-call

Fire Engines:

  • 2 Fire Engines

Neighbouring fire stations: Howden, Pocklington & Beverley



Market Weighton Fire Station - East Riding of Yorkshire

Incident Activity During 2012/13

Incident Type Total % of Total
False Alarms 49 40.8%
Road Traffic Collisions and other non-fire emergencies 35 29.2%
Property Fires 24 20.0%
Chimney Fires 7 5.8%
Small Fires 5 4.2%
Grand Total 120 100%
Road Traffic Collisions and other non-fire emergencies attended by type Total % of Total
Road traffic collision 20 57.0%
Spills, leaks and flooding 5 14.3%
Making safe (not RTC) 3 8.6%
Other rescue/release of persons 2 5.7%
Removal of objects from people 2 5.7%
No action and advice only 1 2.9%
Animal assistance incidents 1 2.9%
Assist other agencies 1 2.9%
Grand Total 35 100%
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