Bransholme Fire Station is also the Hull CPU headquarters. The station was built in 1976 and the CPU administration building was completed the following year. The station is crewed by full-time firefighters and it is the youngest fire station in Hull. The station area covers the Bransholme housing estate. There are a number of open water sources in the area and some industry.
Welcome to the Hull area of the HFRS website. This is where you will find regular updates and information about events, initiatives and general work that is taking place across the area.
You may be familiar with our response service when you see fire appliances and crews attending fires, rescues and road traffic collisions from one of the five stations across the Hull area. Now in addition to this you may also start to notice our new Technical Rescue Unit and following on from the floods we also have a rescue boat.
However, response to incidents is a last resort; we would much prefer incidents didn’t happen in the first place. With this in mind, much of our work is proactive and goes on behind the scenes. All of our staff, including the operational crews and the partners we work closely with are engaged in prevention and protection work across the community this covers a wide range of activities.
All our work is dedicated towards making Hull a safer place to live. Visit our website any time to see what is happening in your area.
CPU Manager, Steve Topham
Size of Area 28 square miles
Fire Appliances: 7
72: Fires Put-out (stats from December 2014)
236: Incidents Attended (stats from December 2014)
Fire stations in this CPU
Calvert Lane Fire Station, established in 1962 is crewed by full-time firefighters. The station is also home to the Service’s Learning Centre. Within the station area is a high number of dwellings, the KC Sports Stadium and Castle Hill Hospital. To the southern border of the station area is the busy A63 dual carriageway and the River Humber, and the Humber Bridge is on the Northern side of the station area.
Clough Road Fire Station, established in 1959, is crewed by full-time firefighters. It is also the base for the Red Cross Fire & Emergency Support Service (FESS). Within the station area there is Orchard Park housing estate, the University of Hull and some industry. The River Hull cuts through the area.
East Hull Fire Station was established in 1932 and is crewed by full-time firefighters. It is home to the Service’s operational equipment workshops. The station area covers a high density of housing including Greatfield housing estate and Hull Prison. The River Humber borders to the south of the station.
Central Fire Station was originally established in 1927 and was rebuilt after the Second World War, making it the oldest fire station in the Humberside area. It is crewed by wholetime firefighters and is home to vehicle workshops. There is also an admin building on the site which was built in 1963-4. The station area covers a high number of retail premises, old buildings and museums and housing. It also covers Hull Royal Infirmary. The River Hull runs through the station area and the River Humber borders the station to the south.
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Tel. 01482 832900
Dwelling Risk Ratings for our Local Community Areas
To enable us to assess the dwelling risk within our communities, our area is divided into 41 groupings of around 20,000 residents; we call these ‘risk regions’ and there are 41 such risk regions within our Service area, varying in geographical size. The dwelling risk rating is based upon the casualty and fatality rate per head of population, within each risk region.
Our Response Standards tell you how quickly we will have a fire engine in attendance at an incident. They are based on domestic risk areas, assessed as high, medium or low risk.
Two fire engines will be mobilised to dwelling fires and Road Traffic Collisions. The first will be in attendance within the following times, on a minimum of 90% of occasions.
• High Risk Area 8 Minutes
• Medium Risk Area 12 Minutes
• Low Risk Area 20 Minutes
• Road Traffic Collision in any Risk Area 15 Minutes
The second fire engine mobilised to a dwelling fire or a Road Traffic Collision will be in attendance within 5 minutes of the first fire engine arriving at the incident, on a minimum 80% of occasions. We are proud to say that, despite the standards we set for attending incidents across the service area being some of the most challenging in Great Britain, we consistently exceed our response targets.
The following maps provide an indication of the risk rating for your local community:
Risk Area Risk Rating
East Park Medium
Orchard Park (Hull/ER) High
Pickering (Hull/ER) Medium
Sutton Park Low
West Park Medium