West Yorkshire is ranked as the top fire and rescue authority in the region - and one of the best in the country.
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority is responsible for the county’s fire and rescue service, which serves a population of more than two million people spread over almost 800 square miles.
Fire cover is provided 24-hours a day, every day of the year.
All 999 calls are received by a central control room and appliances are then mobilised from 40 fire stations. Each front-line fire engine is equipped with state-of-the-art rescue equipment. There is also a fleet of specialist back-up appliances.
Firefighters are trained and ready to cope with a range of emergencies, not just fire. These include: road, rail or air crashes, flood, chemical spills and even terrorist attacks.