A photo of Bootle Fire Station
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Bootle Fire Station

Bootle Fire Station
Station Road
LA19 5UD
United Kingdom

0300 303 8623
Station type

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

Drill night
Wednesday 1900 hrs

About Bootle Fire Station

Station profile

Local stations

  • Millom - 8 miles
  • Broughton - 11 miles
  • Seascale - 13 miles

1,300 population

Crewing type



  • 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.

Demographic and social profile of station area

Further information for this fire station is available on a number of themes at the Cumbria Intelligence Observatory, including:

  • Population 

  • Crime and Community

  • Health and Social Care

  • Housing

  • Economy and Employment

  • Environment

  • Children and Young People

Please visit www.cumbriaobservatory.org.uk and choose a fire station area for your particular theme of interest.

Risk information

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.