19 Sep 2014
Cookridge Fire Station Open Day has been hailed ‘the best yet’ after it raised over £1,700 for three worthy causes. The community flocked to the station, in Otley Old Road,…
26 Aug 2014
Firefighters have pledged their support to six-year-old Maddie Laws who suffers from a genetic condition which means she cannot talk, walk properly or feed herself. Crews will be giving half…
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Cookridge Fire Station was constructed in 1990 and the station area covers the north western part of Leeds that includes the mainly residential locations of Cookridge, Tinshill, Holt Park, Ireland Wood, Horsforth, Lawnswood, Adel, West Park, Bramhope, Arthington, Kirkstall and Hawksworth. Cookridge station borders with North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. The team is made up of the station commander (Who also manages Moortown station) and 24 firefighters on station, providing 24 hour cover, 365 days a year.
A Personal Welfare Unit (PWU) is stationed at Cookridge and offers welfare to firefighters at larger scale or protracted incidents.
Cookridge personnel also offer resilience to the High Volume Pump stationed at Stanningley, regularly training to offer professional support at operational incidents.
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