Bootle Fire Station
Bootle Fire Station
Bootle fire station is staffed by On-call Firefighters and houses one fire engine.
The current, purpose built, Fire Station was opened in February 2015, the well-appointed building has facilities including a Community Room, Gymnasium, Showers, Drying Room, B.A. room and a large Appliance Bay. Bootle deals with a variety of incidents including road traffic collisions as the main risk associated in the area is the busy A595 which runs through the town
About Bootle Fire Station
- Millom - 8 miles
- Broughton - 11 miles
- Seascale - 13 miles
- 1 fire engine
Bootle is a small village situated in South Copeland approximately 24 miles south of Whitehaven and eight miles north of Millom. It has a population of approximately 1,300 people in an area that extends from Whitbeck to the mouth of the River Esk near Waberthwaite, however most of the population lives in the village of Bootle itself which is 2 miles inland.
Most of the population commutes out of the area for employment, but the largest employer in the area is the DSA testing range at Eskmeals. The area has an unspoiled sandy coastline and the Eskmeals dunes are a nature reserve and are part of the Drigg coast special area of conservation.
Further information for this fire station is available on a number of themes at the Cumbria Intelligence Observatory, including:
Crime and Community
Health and Social Care
Economy and Employment
Children and Young People
Please visit www.cumbriaobservatory.org.uk and choose a fire station area for your particular theme of interest.
The area contains:
2 Heritage Sites; Muncaster Castle and Barnscar Romano-British Farmstead
3 Grade II listed buildings
7 Sites of Specific Scientific Interest
1 Site Specific Risk; MoD Eskmeals
There are no significant Flood Risks identified within the Station area
The A595 trunk road runs directly through the village and can give problems of road traffic accidents.