What would you like to contact us about?

To report a fire or any other rescue emergency, always dial 999 immediately

Please use the links below, to find the appropriate contact. 

  • If your enquiry relates to becoming a Firefighter or other careers in the Fire Service please read the Careers page and FAQs first as they are likely to contain much of the information you require.
  • If you are enquiring about a Safe and Well Visit please click here.
  • Information relating to ‘frequently asked questions’ can be found on the FAQs section linked here.

If you are unable to locate an appropriate contact in this section please complete our General Enquiries Form, or contact our reception team on 01274 682311.

Emergency - dial 999

To report a fire or any other rescue emergency, always dial 999 immediately.

Looking for a new challenge? View all our current vacancies here.

Become a Firefighter

Our firefighters have one of the most respected jobs within the community: responding to incidents, preventing them from happening, and protecting people and property in West Yorkshire. Find out more about what they do, promotion opportunities, and the technical areas they specialise in.

Visit joinWYfirefighters.com to find out more.

Career Enquiries

01274 682311 Ext 671064   |   applications@westyorksfire.gov.uk

Please use these contact details for any general enquiries regarding a career with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Further details about the recruitment process, current vacancies, and roles within the service can be found on the Careers page of this website.

Technical Queries

If your query is related to an issue with the online application process please refer to the relevant FAQ section.

Media Enquiries

Corporate Communications
01274 473836 or 01274 655717


Please note our Press Office hours are Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

For media enquiries outside our office hours, we provide a function out of office hours for major incidents only - however details of other incidents of note are published on our website and Twitter account.


Fire Safety at Home

Bradford District Fire Prevention
01274 385432 

Calderdale District Fire Prevention
01422 386858
Kirklees District Fire Prevention
01484 551850

Leeds District Fire Prevention
0113 290 4806 

Wakefield District Fire Prevention
01924 237340 

To inform us of any planned controlled burning call 0113 8237007 

Fire Safety at Work

Fire Protection Enforcement
0113 3874399  | fire.safety@westyorksfire.gov.uk

Fire Protection Engineering, Planning & Licensing
01274 682311 Ext 660578

Fire Protection Support
0113 3875738 

Senior Fire Protection Manager
01274 655720 

Although we work hard to give you the best service we realise things can go wrong and we can make mistakes. We need to know when this happens, so we can put things right and learn to do things differently in the future. We see your comments and complaints as an opportunity to help us improve the services we provide.

If you have any complaints or concerns about West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, please let us know. We would also like to hear from you if you have any comments or compliments.

Please use the feedback form here or email us at: complaints.compliments@westyorksfire.gov.uk*

We do not need to know who you are to receive your feedback and take appropriate action. You do not need to leave your personal details but, if you choose to remain anonymous, we will not be able to contact you to let you know the outcome. All personal data received is treated with the upmost confidence and in line with the requirements of Data Protection Act 2018 and the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Elected Members

Committee Services and Governance Officer
Jik Towson |  01274 473785  | jik.townson@westyorksfire.gov.uk


Central Prevention Manager
Sarah Laidlow-Moore | 0113 387 5733 |

Head of Corporate Services
Alison Davey | 01274 655801 | alison.davey@westyorksfire.gov.uk

Head of Corporate Communications
Lucy Price | lucy.price@westyorksfire.gov.uk

Fire Protection 
Fire Protection Concerns/Advice Form | 0113 387 5738 | fire.safety@westyorksfire.gov.uk

Group Manager/Operational Learning
Jonathan Earl | 01274 475693 | jonathan.earl@westyorksfire.gov.uk

Group Manager/Employee Resources
Steve Holt | 01274 655754 | steve.Holt01@westyorksfire.gov.uk

Group Manager/Strategic Development
Andy Rose | 07917 001539 | andy.rose@westyorksfire.gov.uk

Group Manager/Operational Training/Command Training
Christopher Kovacs | 01274 473872 christopher.kovacs@westyorksfire.gov.uk

Head of Human Resources 
Rachel McArdle 01274 655741 rachel.mcardle@westyorksfire.gov.uk

Head of Transport and Logistics
Glynn Richardson | 01274 655714 | glynn.richardson@westyorksfire.gov.uk

Occupational Health and Safety Unit Manager
Mark Dixon | 01274 655878 | mark.dixon@westyorksfire.gov.uk

Property Manager
Emma Kettlewell | 01274 682311 | Emma.Kettlewell@westyorksfire.gov.uk

Fire Investigation
0113 387 4357 | FireInvestigationUnit@westyorksfire.gov.uk 

Water Office (Fire Hydrants) 
0113 387 4390 | Water.Office@westyorksfire.gov.uk 

Shipley Fire Station

Shipley Fields Road, Shipley, Bradford BD18 2FA

Odsal Fire Station

Huddersfield Road,Odsal, Bradford BD6 1DJ

Keighley Fire Station 

Bradford Road, Keighley BD21 4BW

Ilkley Fire Station

Little Lane, Ilkley LS29 8JJ

Fairweather Green Fire Station

Thornton Road, Fairweather Green, Bradford, BD8 OEH

Bradford Fire Station

540 Leeds Road, Bradford BD3 9SB

Bingley Fire Station

Keighley Road, Bingley BD16 2RD

Silsden Fire Station

Elliott Street, Silsden, Keighley BD20 ODE

Halifax Fire Station

Skircoat Moor Road, King Cross, Halifax, HX1 3JF

Mytholmroyd Fire Station

Burnley Road, Mytholmroyd, HX7 5DL

Rastrick Fire Station

Clough Lane, Rastrick, Brighouse, HD6 3QH

Todmorden Fire Station

25 Stansfield Rd, Todmorden OL14 5DL

Illingworth Fire Station

Keighley Road, Illingworth, Halifax, HX2 9LL

Cleckheaton Fire Station

Hightown Road, Cleckheaton, BD19 5HD

Dewsbury Fire Station

Carlton Road, Dewsbury, WF13 2AT

Huddersfield Fire Station

Outcote Bank, Huddersfield HD1 2JT

Meltham Fire Station

Holmfirth Road, Meltham, Holmfirth, HD9 4BX

Holmfirth Fire Station

Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3AS

Mirfield Fire Station

25 Huddersfield Rd, Mirfield, WF14 8AE

Skelmanthorpe Fire Station

30 Cumberworth Rd, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, HD8 9AP

Slaithwaite Fire Station

13A New St, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield, HD7 5AB

Moortown Fire Station

Stonegate Road, Moortown, Leeds, LS17 6EJ

Leeds Fire Station

Kirkstall Road, Leeds LS3 1NF

Killingbeck Fire Station

York Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS14 6UJ

Hunslet Fire Station

Dewsbury Road, Hunslet, Leeds, LS11 6JT

Garforth Fire Station

Ninelands Lane, Garforth, Leeds, LS25 2AN

Cookridge Fire Station

Otley Old Road, Cookridge, Leeds, LS16 7BF

Stanningley Fire Station

637 Stanningley Road, Stanningley, Pudsey, LS28 6FS

Morley Fire Station

Corporation Steet, Morley, Leeds, LS27 9NB

Otley Fire Station

Bondgate, Otley LS21 3AB

Rawdon Fire Station

Green Lane, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7BY

Rothwell Fire Station

Carlton Lane, Rothwell LS26 ODH

Wetherby Fire Station

Walton Road, Wetherby LS22 6JJ

Castleford Fire Station 

Beancroft Road, Castleford WF10 5EH

South Kirkby Fire Station

Avenue Lodeve, South Kirkby, Pontefract WF9 3TJ

Wakefield Fire Station

Brunswick Street, Wakefield WF1 4PA

Pontefract Fire Station

Stumpcross Lane, Pontefract, WF8 2DQ

Ossett Fire Station

The Wilfred, Ossett WF5 9EE (For Sat Nav use WF5 9TR)

Normanton Fire Station

Princess Street, Normanton WF6 1FB

Featherstone Fire Station

Andrew Street, Featherstone WF7 5NS



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