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Tottermire Lane
North Lincolnshire

Tel: 01427 872098


  • 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.


Epworth Fire Station, established in 1956, serves the town and surrounding areas. It is crewed by on-call firefighters. The area is rural with villages associated road networks. The M180 passes through the station area as do various drains and rivers. The eastern border of this station is made by the River Trent.


13 on-call firefighters

Fire Engines:

1 x Fire Engine

Neighbouring fire stations: Crowle & Kirton in Lindsey



Epworth Fire Station – North Lincolnshire

Incident Activity During 2012/13

Incident Type Total % of Total
Road Traffic Collisions (RTCs) and other non-fire emergencies 28 31.5%
False Alarms 25 28.1%
Property Fire 22 24.7%
Small Fire 12 13.5%
Chimney Fire 2 2.2%
Grand Total 89 100%
Road Traffic Collisions (RTCs) and other non-fire emergencies attended by type Total % of Total
Road traffic collisions 15 53.6%
Spills, leaks and flooding 3 10.7%
Animal assistance incidents 2 7.1%
Making safe (not RTC) 2 7.1%
Effecting entry/exit 1 3.6%
No action and advice only 1 3.6%
Assist other agencies 1 3.6%
Evacuation (no fire) 1 3.6%
Medical incident 1 3.6%
Other rescue/release of persons 1 3.6%
Grand Total 28 100%
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