Contact Details

  • Western Fire Station, Aikman Avenue, Leicester, LE3 9PW

Appliances

  • Pumping Appliance – Pump Rescue Ladder type
  • Red Cross Fire & Emergency Support Vehicle

List of community facilities

  • Meeting room

District

Leicester City; Beaumont Leys; New Parks; Braunstone.

About

Western Fire and Rescue Station was opened on 21 April 1964 by the then Lord Mayor of Leicester, Mrs C E Jackson. On average, Western Fire and Rescue Station attends over 800 different incidents within its local area. This is made up of, approximately 200 primary fires, 250 secondary fires, 50 road traffic collisions and 300 miscellaneous and false alarms. In addition to this, due to its prime location, Western crews are often called upon to provide additional support to appliances within the city centre.

Duty/Crewing at station

Wholetime

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