• 19:31 20 Jul

    High-rise Incident in Leeds

    Marlborough Towers, Leeds

    At 19:31 hours today West Yorkshire Fire Control received a 999 call from a resident at Marlborough Towers, Park Lane at Leeds. The caller reported that there was smoke coming…

  • 11:45 20 Jul

    Road traffic collision – Ilkley area

    Near Derry Hill Farm, Derry Hill, Menston, Ilkley

    Road traffic collision, 1 car into wall with 1 female trapped. Extrication carried out by fire service personnel and casualty transferred to hospital by ambulance. Appliances from Shipley and Ilkley…

  • 12:20 19 Jul

    House Fire – Bradford area.

    Durham Road, Bradford

    Domestic property. Kitchen fire out on arrival.  One hose reel and positive pressure ventilation fan were used. One male casualty suffered minor burns and smoke inhalation and one female casualty aged 65 years…

  • 02:53 19 Jul

    Halifax House Fire Persons Reported

    Harewood Avenue, Pellon, Halifax

    Fire involving a caravan and car that spread to property, incident was made persons reported on arrival of fire service due to 3 persons trapped inside, all 3 were led…

  • 00:57 19 Jul

    Garage fire, make pumps 3 – Leeds area

    Dewsbury Road, Hunslet, Leeds

    Garage fire, make pumps 3 – This was a pile of tyres on a railway banking on fire, which then spread to a garage, 2 large jets and 1 hose reel used to extinguish…

  • 13 Feb

    In celebration of LGBT History Month 2017

    Author: Dave Walton

    You may have seen a tweet that I posted last week that celebrated the good work that we have been doing in raising the profile of some of our work…

  • 02 Feb

    Time to Talk

    Author: Dave Walton

    I’ve slipped out of the blogging habit of late, and I’m going to try and put that right. There are numerous reasons (or excuses), but the bottom line is that…

  • 07 Jul

    Our Local Resilience Forum

    Author: Dave Walton

    I chaired a meeting of the West Yorkshire Local Resilience Forum today at our HQ. It struck me as I was listening to the various contributions that not many people will…