16 Feb 2018
Councillors have agreed a small increase in the charge for fire and rescue services in West Yorkshire. The precept rise, which equates to 3.5p extra per week for the average…
14 Feb 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has invested in a drone to give a bird’s eye view of incidents, which will help firefighters and officers when tackling large blazes….
07 Feb 2018
Fifteen fire engines have been at a large scale fire at Moulds Patterns and Models on Kent Road in Pudsey overnight. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service received a…
02 Feb 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is preparing to mark one of the most tragic fire disasters in British history, in which 17 girls and young women perished….
25 Jan 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is reminding homeowners of the potential dangers of candles and tea lights, following a serious fire in St Leonards Road, Girlington, Bradford in…
19 Jan 2018
With just over two months left before applications open to join West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS), would-be recruits are being urged to get #FirefighterFit! Last year was the…
09 Jan 2018
Firefighters who were called to deal with a rubbish fire on a green area in Warrenton Place, Bradford, yesterday evening, had a glass bottle thrown at them and a brick…
19 Dec 2017
Fire crews were called to a property in Smith Crescent, Rastrick, Brighouse, at 19.30 hrs on December 18. Fire engines from Rastrick and Huddersfield attended. A fire at the property…
19 Dec 2017
Fire investigation officers have visited Rebecca Street in Bradford today following a major mill fire overnight. The fire is believed to have been started deliberately. Crews were called to the…
19 Dec 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is saddened to confirm that a man has died following a house fire in Baildon overnight. Fire crews were called to an address in…
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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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