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Scunthorpe

Laneham Street
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire
DN15 6JP

Tel: 01724 295920

News

  • Feb
    26

    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
    26

    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
    26

    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.

About

Scunthorpe Fire Station, established in 1963, is also the North Lincolnshire CPU headquarters. It is crewed by fulltime firefighters. The station covers Scunthorpe and surrouding villages and has TATA Steel within its station area. There are several housing estates in the area as well as a large amount of industry and various open sources of water. The station area also covers a stretch of the M180 motorway. Scunthorpe Hospital is located within the staiton area.

Personnel:

  • 48 Fulltime Firefighters

Fire Engines:

3 x Fire Engines
1 x Rescue Support Vehicle
1 x Hydraulic Platform

Neighbouring fire stations: Winterton & Crowle

Map

Stats

Scunthorpe Fire Station – North Lincolnshire

Incident Activity During 2012/13

Incident Type Total % of Total
False Alarms 446 47.4%
Small Fire 196 20.8%
Property Fire 157 16.7%
Road Traffic Collisions and other non-fire emergencies 138 14.7%
Chimney Fire 4 0.4%
Grand Total 941 100%
Road Traffic Collisions and other non-fire emergencies attended by type Total % of Total
Road traffic collision 71 36.2%
Spills, leaks and flooding 19 9.7%
Effecting entry/exit 17 8.7%
No action and advice only 15 7.7%
Evacuation (no fire) 12 6.1%
Making safe (not RTC) 11 5.6%
Removal of objects from people 8 4.1%
Other rescue/release of persons 8 4.1%
Lift release 7 3.6%
Assist other agencies 7 3.5%
Animal assistance incidents 6 3.1%
Medical incident 5 2.6%
Other transport incidents 4 2.0%
Hazardous materials incidents 3 1.5%
Suicide/attempts 1 0.5%
Stand by hazard 1 0.5%
Water provision 1 0.5%
Grand Total 196 100%
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