• 20:54 09 Oct

    Building Fire Make Pumps 3

    Armley Ridge Road, Leeds

    Derelict Building on fire. Fire on ground and 1st floor 50% of building involved.  4 Large jets used to extinguish the fire. 2 appliances from Leeds and 1 from Stanningley…

  • 13:57 07 Oct

    Large animal rescue – ~Halifax

    Ogden Water, Ogden Lane, Causeway Foot, Halifax

    Sheep attacked by dog and chased into river feeding Ogden reservoir.  Rescued by Fire service and farmer and given veterinary treatment. Attended by Cleckheaton Technical Rescue team and a specialist…

  • 19:19 01 Oct

    Bradford Road Traffic Collision

    Hamm Strasse Junction with Manningham Lane, Bradford

    2 vehicle Road Traffic Collision, 1 male was trapped, casualty was extricated by fire service personnel and then transported to hospital by ambulance. Appliances from Odsal and Fairweather Green

  • 19:01 01 Oct

    Wakefield vehicle fire

    Doncaster Road, Crofton, Wakefield

    2 large good vehicle trailers involved in fire, initially incident was classed as persons reported due to possibility of persons sleeping in one of the trailers but after thorough search no…

  • 10:37 01 Oct

    Highrise Flat Fire Leeds

    Cottingley Towers, Cottingley Drive, Beeston, Leeds.

    Make pumps six flat fire with persons reported trapped.  This was a flat on the 20th floor with severe smoke logging on this floor, two large jets and eight breathing…

  • 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…