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  • 08:48 21 Mar

    Road traffic collision – Holmfirth area

    New Mill Road, Brockholes, Holmfirth

    4 cars involved with 2 people trapped, extrication carried out by fire service personnel and both casualties transferred to hospital by ambulance. Appliances from Holmfirth and Huddersfield attended

  • 17.28 19 Mar

    Large mill fire Bradford

    Great Horton Road Bradford

    We are currently in attendance at a large 4 storey mill fire. The roof is 100% involved. We have over 10 fire engines in attendance.

  • 17:24 17 Mar

    Horse Rescue – Todmorden Area

    Staups Lane, Todmorden

    Firefighters have safely rescued ‘Molly’ a horse which became stuck in a bog after field became flooded. Crews used strops and methods to release the horse who is now eating and recovering…

  • 16 Mar

    Firefighters deal with flooding incidents

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has been working hard throughout today in response to flooding in the Calder Valley and Wharfe Valley areas.   We currently (correct at 6pm)…

  • 12:50 14 Mar

    RTC small vehicles – Pontefract area

    Mill Hill Road, Pontefract

    2 Car road traffic collision 1 person trapped. 1 male extricated from vehicle by crews, handed over to Ambulance service and transported to hospital.

  • 27 Feb

    Safety warnings following moorland blaze

    Following a large fire on Marsden Moor yesterday (26th February) West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are reminding the public of some important safety tips. Several crews, along with colleagues…

  • 27 Feb

    Crews tackle ferocious moorland fire in West Yorkshire

    Crews were called to reports of a fire on Marsden Moor at 19.51hrs on Tuesday evening (26th February). Appliances attended from Slaithwaite, Huddersfield, Todmorden, Meltham, Chadderton (from Manchester Fire and…

  • 22 Feb

    Sprinklers fitted to high-rise flats in Leeds

    The fire service welcomes the installation of sprinklers in high-rise blocks across Leeds. Leeds City Council has committed to the installation of sprinklers in 37 of their blocks, which is a clear…

  • 13 Feb

    In celebration of LGBT History Month 2017

    Author: Dave Walton

    You may have seen a tweet that I posted last week that celebrated the good work that we have been doing in raising the profile of some of our work…

  • 02 Feb

    Time to Talk

    Author: Dave Walton

    I’ve slipped out of the blogging habit of late, and I’m going to try and put that right. There are numerous reasons (or excuses), but the bottom line is that…

  • 07 Jul

    Our Local Resilience Forum

    Author: Dave Walton

    I chaired a meeting of the West Yorkshire Local Resilience Forum today at our HQ. It struck me as I was listening to the various contributions that not many people will…