Broughton Fire Station
Broughton Fire Station
Broughton in Furness
Broughton fire station is staffed by On-call Firefighters and houses one fire engine.
The risks are mainly residential; however there are a number of hotels, guest houses and other types of holiday accommodation throughout the area. Industries include agriculture, forestry and slate quarrying. Firefighters attend a range of different types of incidents including barn fires, fell and forest fires. With the A595 and A5092 trunk roads running through the station area and the large number of minor and single track roads, the station attends a number of road traffic collisions each year.
About Broughton Fire Station
- Millom - 8 miles
- Coniston - 9 miles
- Ulverston - 9 miles
- 1 fire engine
The village of Broughton-in-Furness is situated in a conservation area within the Lake District National Park in south west Cumbria. The population of the village and surrounding rural area is approximately 2,500 people. The population increases significantly during the holiday season resulting in an increased sleeping risk.
The station provides fire cover to a remote rural area of approximately 11,000 hectares, and is bounded by high fells to the north, east and west and the Duddon Estuary to the south. The risks are mainly residential, however there are a number of hotels, guest houses and other types of holiday accommodation throughout the area. Industries include agriculture, forestry and slate quarrying. Firefighters attend a range of different types of incidents including barn fires, fell and forest fires.
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:
• 1 heritage site, Swinside Stone Circle
• 1 Grade I Listed and 6 Grade II listed Buildings
• SPA Duddon Estuary
• 2 Sites of Specific Scientific Interest
• No significant Site Specific Risks identified within the Station area
• No significant Flood Risk identified within the Station area