31 Jul 2020
Emergency services across West Yorkshire have shown their rainbow colours this week, with the Pride flag travelling around key county locations to mark what would have been the beginning of…
25 Jun 2020
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) has today given the go ahead for an eight week period of consultation over proposals to relocate the fire station in Hightown Road,…
18 Jun 2020
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) and Yorkshire Water have created a video warning of the dangers of open water as part of the national Drowning Prevention Week, which…
10 Jun 2020
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has taken delivery of 32 new vehicles that will improve our emergency response and offer more flexibility in how the Service delivers fire…
01 Jun 2020
As the Coronavirus lockdown is set to ease over the next few weeks with more shops and retail outlets due to open to the public, the Fire Service is reminding…
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…
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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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