• Letting agent jailed following fatal fire in a landmark case

    The letting agent responsible for a property in Huddersfield which caught fire and killed two young boys has been jailed for 12 months for failing to fit smoke alarms to the house.

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  • Using Paraffin-based skin products safely

    Products can be a fire risk

    Please read our advice on how to use these skin products safely here.



  • Wildfires

    Protect our moorland

    Our specialist crews have been helping fight the wildfires across Tameside moors.

    The hot weather leaves our moorland at higher risk of fire. Protect our beautiful landscape, it’s wildlife and yourselves; follow our advice on how you can protect our moorland here.

  • Perils of open water

    Heatwave safety warning

    The Fire Service is encouraging people to take extreme care around open water during the current sunny spell.

    The warning comes after two girls got into difficulty in the River Wharfe – read more.

    Follow our safety advice


  • Fire safety partnership achieves national award

    West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service and Together Housing Group have together won a prestigious national award.

    Read more here

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