western fire station

Contact Details

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


  • 1 x fire engine with pump rescue ladder

List of community facilities

  • Meeting room


Leicester City; Beaumont Leys; New Parks; Braunstone.


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


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I speak on behalf of Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service when I say we are all deeply saddened to hear of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Our sincere sympathy goes out to all members of the Royal family.

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@IanBatchelors @LFRS_Learning first session using SIM U Share software @LFRSWestern #RW incident command, chemdata, command support all covered in a great interactive session #Hazmat #IncidentCommand https://t.co/husNp601li LFRSWestern photo

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We train hard to to make sure we can deal effectively with any situation we may encounter. Today Red Watch worked on a self rescue scenario, a Breathing apparatus (B.A) team had found themselves trapped by fallen debris at an incident #RestrictedSpace #TrainedToSave 🏠🧱🪵🚒🔥🆘 https://t.co/finQedHWHu LFRSWestern photo

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