01 Oct 2018
Firefighters dealt with a fire at Cottingley Towers, Leeds, this morning after a blaze broke out on the 20th floor. The fire was extinguished in the flat of origin and…
21 Sep 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) has today approved a 12 week period of consultation to gather public opinion about how the service operates, and what is most important…
13 Sep 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, Yorkshire Ambulance Service, West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner are delighted that the Protect the Protectors bill has received royal…
30 Aug 2018
Yorkshire’s emergency services have come together in a bold and brave body art installation, celebrating the incredible human body, in aid of Organ Donation Week next week (3 – 9th…
02 Aug 2018
‘Fire doesn’t discriminate and neither do we’ are the words embossed on the lockers of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s (WYFRS) newly customised fire engine, unveiled today (02/08) at…
01 Aug 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are urging parents to keep matches and lighters out of the reach of children after a young child accidentally started a fire in the…
27 Jul 2018
At the Full Authority Meeting of June 29 Councillor Judith Hughes was re-appointed as the Chair of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) for the 2018-19 year. The Almondbury…
23 Jul 2018
WYFRS has been working with our partners in the health and care sectors to raise awareness amongst patients, carers and health professionals about the dangers associated with the regular use…
19 Jul 2018
Following a landmark court case West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is calling on landlords and letting agencies to open their eyes to the risk of not having working…
18 Jul 2018
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…
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Wetherby Fire Station, built in 1957, is situated in the centre of the small market town and houses one operational fire appliance that is staffed on the day crew system. The team is made up of a station commander (who also manages Killingbeck) and 14 operational firefighters who work a day crewed/close call shift pattern. Firefighters are on station through the day and then provide cover from home on evenings with all staff living within close proximity to the station, providing 24 hour cover, 365 days a year.
The station area has a boundary with North Yorkshire and crews regularly attend incidents with the neighbouring Fire and Rescue Service.
Due to the close proximity of the A1(M) motorway, Wetherby attend a high number of road traffic collisions and are highly skilled in the extrication techniques needed at this type of incident.
Wetherby personnel remain committed to preventing fires, protecting people and property, responding to emergencies and helping the people of West Yorkshire.
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