20 May 2020
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is asking people to be aware of their surroundings if they are out and about over the Bank Holiday weekend. As restrictions around…
18 May 2020
Staff from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) have stepped up to assist communities and support partners at Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) by attending the homes of people…
06 May 2020
West Yorkshire Prepared, the region’s Local Resilience Forum, which includes West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, has been working closely with West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (also…
20 Apr 2020
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is warning against reckless behaviour on the moorland after tackling yet another widespread fire yesterday, this time near Widdop Reservoir, Hebden Bridge. The…
17 Apr 2020
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is warning members of the public about the dangers of having a barbecue on balconies of high-rise buildings during the Coronavirus lockdown. The…
08 Apr 2020
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) crews and National Trust rangers are warning that reckless behaviour on the moors could be putting lives at risk. It’s after three moorland…
03 Apr 2020
Firefighter colleagues from the region’s four fire and rescue services will be joining Yorkshire Ambulance Service to provide additional support during the current coronavirus pandemic. The 48 volunteers (12 from…
01 Apr 2020
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and Calderdale Council are working together to support Calderdale residents who are most at risk from coronavirus (COVID-19). From this week, the most vulnerable…
27 Mar 2020
Firefighters from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will have the opportunity to assist partners in the ambulance service during the Coronavirus pandemic. If required, crews will be able…
23 Mar 2020
Firefighters from across West Yorkshire have been tackling a significant moorland blaze at Deer Hill Reservoir in Marsden today after an emergency call came in just before 12.30pm. The incident…
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Wetherby Fire Station, built in 1957, is situated in the centre of the small market town and houses one operational fire appliance that is staffed on the day crew system. The team is made up of a station commander (who also manages Killingbeck) and 14 operational firefighters who work a day crewed/close call shift pattern. Firefighters are on station through the day and then provide cover from home on evenings with all staff living within close proximity to the station, providing 24 hour cover, 365 days a year.
The station area has a boundary with North Yorkshire and crews regularly attend incidents with the neighbouring Fire and Rescue Service.
Due to the close proximity of the A1(M) motorway, Wetherby attend a high number of road traffic collisions and are highly skilled in the extrication techniques needed at this type of incident.
Wetherby personnel remain committed to preventing fires, protecting people and property, responding to emergencies and helping the people of West Yorkshire.
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