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Walter Street
East Yorkshire
HU19 2AD

Tel: 01964 613548


  • 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.


Withernsea Fire Station, established in 1958, is crewed by on-call firefighters. It is the eastern most station in the Service area and serves the seaside town and the surrounding area.


  • 15 on-call

Fire Engines:

  • 2 Fire Engines

Neighbouring fire stations: Preston & Patrington



Withernsea Fire Station - East Riding of Yorkshire

Incident Activity During 2012/13

Incident Type Total % of Total
False Alarms 80 55.94%
Road Traffic Collisions and other non-fire emergencies 26 18.18%
Property Fire 22 15.38%
Small Fire 13 9.09%
Chimney Fire 2 1.40%
Grand Total 143 100%
Road Traffic Collisions and other non-fire emergencies attended by type Total % of Total
Road traffic collision 7 26.92%
Making safe (not RTC) 4 15.38%
Spills, leaks and flooding 4 15.38%
Medical incident 2 7.69%
Effecting entry/exit 2 7.69%
Other rescue/release of persons 2 7.69%
Lift release 1 3.85%
Other transport incidents 1 3.85%
Water provision 1 3.85%
Evacuation (no fire) 1 3.85%
No action and advice given only 1 3.85%
Grand Total 26 100%
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