eastern fire station

Contact Details

  • Hasting Road, Leicester, LE5 0HL


  • 1 x fire engine with pump rescue ladder
  • 1 x fire engine with water ladder


Eastern side of Leicester and villages including Keyham, Scraptoft, Thurnby and Bushby.


Eastern Fire and Rescue Station was officially opened by Lord Mayor Alderman Stanley Tomlinson in March 1973, after being built to replace the old Asfordby Street Fire and Rescue Station. Crews from Eastern Fire and Rescue Station have attended most of the large fires in and around Leicester city since then and currently attend a varied range of incidents including building fires, road traffic collisions, chemical incidents and special service incidents.

Duty/Crewing at station

Eastern Fire and Rescue Station is crewed by four watches of wholetime staff on a 2-2-4 duty system.

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@LFRSCDonington All the best Pat. Was a pleasure to have worked with you at Eastern 👊🏻

BW Completing the fire ground fitness test this morning and testing out our new fire kit. https://t.co/FXaoL7BEtl LFRSEastern photo

@WarrenM_ER When it’s a job you love, it’s always fun! 😁🚒

Fire stations are a safe haven for all - UK Fire & Rescue Services are behind this. You have the right to feel safe, regardless of location or time. Anyone who is afraid, lost or harassed, knock on the door. Eastern fire station is open 24/7. #safespace https://t.co/sucIPrpPfY LFRSEastern photo

WW maintaining skills with their water rescue training today....you can see throw lines and inflation devices being used #staysafe #watersafety #waterrescue https://t.co/fnl6FtS23t LFRSEastern photo

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