06 Dec 2018
In September West Yorkshire Fire Authority released its three year forward plan for public consultation, which comes to a close on Tuesday, December 11th. With just five days left before…
03 Dec 2018
One year on from a serious road traffic collision in Leeds, a man saved from the crash has been reunited with the firefighters who rescued him. Thomas Dulson, 24, was…
22 Nov 2018
Firefighters are reminding the public to take extra care when using candles – after a child was injured in West Yorkshire this week. Crews were called to a house in…
21 Nov 2018
The Fire Service is delighted to have secured over £80,000 funding from the Kirklees New Homes Bonus (NHB) which will support our youth programmes and help deliver brighter futures to…
19 Nov 2018
Crews from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) have attended 3,105 crashes in the last five years, according to figures released as part of Road Safety Week. Firefighters are…
13 Nov 2018
Firefighters are delighted to see the Protect the Protectors bill come into full force today (November 13, 2018). West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has been a steadfast supporter…
06 Nov 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has had a busy Bonfire Night with almost 400 emergency calls received by our Control Room over the course of the evening. Firefighters…
02 Nov 2018
Frances Head was badly injured when a firework, thrown in a school lunch hall, landed in her lap and exploded, leaving her with second and third degree burns to her…
31 Oct 2018
This year’s Bonfire and Fireworks Extravaganza at Fire Service Headquarters in Birkenshaw is just a matter of days away! This Saturday, November 3rd, we will open up the gates once…
30 Oct 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is urging people to play it safe by going to an organised bonfire and fireworks display this year. Firefighters and our Control Room…
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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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