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Peaks Lane

Peaks Lane
North East Lincolnshire
DN32 9RS

Tel: 01472 372508


  • Oct

    2015 public fireworks displays in this area

    Attending a public fireworks display works out cheaper, more spectacular and is invariably safer than doing your own!
  • Sep

    FREE smoke alarms and CO detectors for landlords

    A new law comes into force on 1 October regarding fire safety. Landlords have a further chance to claim FREE smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors from Humberside Fire and Rescue Service on Wednesday 30 September, 2015.
  • Aug

    Landlords urged to act ahead of proposed new safety laws

    Landlords are being urged to ensure that they are ready for proposed new safety laws due to come into force from 1 October 2015.
  • Jul

    Firefighters warn of the dangers of water following the rescue of two men

    Two men were rescued from the River Hull in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 14 July). It is understood the men, believed to be in their 20s, had been drinking alcohol and got into difficulty after jumping into the river to swim.
  • Jul

    Smoking and home oxygen therapy - a deadly combination

    Today saw the launch of a brand new and innovative short film aimed at patients who are prescribed oxygen at home yet continue to smoke, putting themselves and others at risk.
  • Jul

    7/7 bombings tribute

    The 52 victims of the 7 July bombings in London ten years ago were honoured this morning at Humberside Fire and Rescue Service headquarters.
  • Jul

    And the nominees are…

    The nominees have been announced for the Humberside Fire and Rescue Service Community Awards to be held on 24 September at the Country Park Inn, Hessle.
  • Jun

    Enjoy a barbecue this summer safely

    As the warm weather arrives and it’s predicted temperatures will rise over the next few days, firefighters are asking residents to keep one eye on safety whilst enjoying the sunshine.
  • Jun

    Why the long face? New scheme helping rural ‘neigh’ - bourhoods

    Could you spare two hours a week to help reduce crime in your area whilst taking your horse out on your daily hack?
  • Mar

    Joint service volunteers setting the standard

    Humberside Police and Humberside Fire and Rescue Service are leading the way with their innovative approach to Community Safety Volunteers.
  • Sep

    Fire Services helping older people to Age Safely

    The Chief Fire Officers Association’s (CFOA) Ageing Safely Week takes place from 29 September to 5 October 2014.
  • Sep

    Karen and Duncan are the toast of the HFRS Community Awards 2014

    The 6th Annual HFRS Community Awards took place on 25 September and it proved to be an emotional and inspirational night.
  • Sep

    New RDS recruits put on display for family and friends

    The latest group of retained firefighters passed out earlier today in front of senior officers, family and friends, before putting on a display of RTC extrication techniques.
  • Jul

    Grimsby hosts national animal rescue conference

    Now in its sixth year, the CFOA Animal Rescue Practitioners Forum continues to develop and make good progress. The latest event on its calendar takes place in North East Lincolnshire on 2-3 July 2014 when firefighters and partner agencies from across the country will gather in Grimsby.
  • Jun

    Rescue Day promises to be a ‘magnificent seventh’

    A Rescue Day involving all the major players in an emergency will take place on Saturday 12th July 2014 at 7 Lakes Country Park in Crowle, North Lincolnshire (9am to 5pm). Now in its 7th year, Rescue Day has grown to become the largest event of its kind in the world.
  • Jun

    UK Road Safety Week proves to be a huge success

    Fire and rescue services (FRS) across the United Kingdom moved into top gear for an unprecedented week of co-ordinated road safety awareness raising.
  • May

    Health and Safety Award for Humberside FRS

    Humberside Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) is celebrating after winning the award for ‘Best Internal Occupational Health and Safety For Organisations Of More Than 250 Staff’. The Health and Safety team from the Service were presented with the William Jackson Trophy at the Occupational Health and Safety Group annual awards in Hull on Friday 9 May.
  • May

    Prince’s Trust taster sessions announced

    The ninth Prince’s Trust Team Programme in Grimsby, begins on Monday 9 June 2014. The course is aimed at any young person between the ages of 16 and 25 years of age and currently unemployed.
  • Apr

    The Ark Project - flood preparation and response centre

    The effect of severe weather and flooding has become a major feature for the Humber region over the past ten years. It is anticipated that this will only worsen over the coming decades. The tidal surge of December 2013, which first affected the East Yorkshire coast, was the highest ever recorded tide level in the Humber estuary and led to around 1,100 properties and hundreds of businesses flooding in the area.
  • Apr

    Prince’s Trust finale at Grimsby Institute

    The final presentation of the Prince’s Trust Team Programme will take place at Grimsby Institute on Tuesday 29 April at 1.30pm.


Peaks Lane Fire Station, established in 1964, is also the North East Lincolnshire administrative hub and is home to the south bank vehicle workshop. It is one of two fire stations in Grimsby, the other being in Cromwell Road, and it is crewed by fulltime firefighters. The area has a high concentration of housing including several estates such as the Nunsthorpe Estate. The area also covers Grimsby fish dock and Freshney Place shopping centre. There is also some industry in this area and the Diana Princess of Wales Hospital.


  • 66 fulltime firefighters

Fire engines:

3 x fire engines
1 x Hydraulic platform
1 × 4×4 with rescue boat
2 x Flood rafts

Neighbouring fire stations: Cleethorpes



Peaks Lane Fire Station – North East Lincolnshire

Incident Activity During 2012/13

Incident Type Total % of Total
False Alarms 402 41.0%
Small Fire 216 22.0%
Property Fire 188 19.0%
Road Traffic Collisions and other non-fire emergencies 173 18.0%
Chimney Fire 3 0.3%
Grand Total 982 100%
Road Traffic Collisions and other non-fire emergencie attended by type Total % of Total
Road traffic collision 28 16.0%
Effecting entry/exit 22 12.7%
No action taken and advice only 18 10.4%
Spills, leaks and flooding 17 9.8%
Stand by hazard 16 9.2%
Making safe (not RTC) 15 8.7%
Animal assistance incidents 11 6.4%
Lift release 8 4.6%
Assist other agencies 8 4.6%
Other rescue/release of persons 8 4.1%
Removal of objects from people 7 4.0%
Medical incident 5 2.9%
Suicide/attempts 4 2.3%
Evacuation (no fire) 4 2.3%
Rescue or evacuation from water 3 1.7%
Hazardous materials incident 1 0.6%
Other transport incidents 1 0.6%
Grand Total 173 100%
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