Firefighters 5

The 2021 Firefighters 5 took place on Sunday 8th August 2021.


Lots of people running in a race.
Band member playing the trumpet.

The Band’s of West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service

Both the Military and Pipe Band were formed in the 1960’s by an Officer who subsequently became Chief Fire Officer of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

If you are considering the dynamic spirited performances of The West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Band to elevate your gathering, you can contact them at

They offer a range of ensembles to suit various occasions:

  • Concert Band (minimum 12 weeks notice)
  • Marching Band (minimum 16 weeks notice)
  • Brass & Woodwind Quartets (minimum 6 weeks notice)
  • Mixed Smaller Groups (minimum 6 weeks notice)

They ensure a seamless planning process by checking all available dates, with prior commitments taking precedence. The band has specific requirements to guarantee a successful performance, including suitable performance space, secure changing areas, van and minibus parking, and refreshments, especially in hot weather. Please take these considerations into account to orchestrate unforgettable events and avoid potential disappointments.

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