18 Apr 2019
The latest group of new recruits have celebrated passing their training with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) with a special graduation ceremony today. The event at West Yorkshire…
05 Apr 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) has released its three year forward plan, called Your Fire and Rescue Service 2019-2022. The brochure sets out our priorities, our finances and…
04 Apr 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s search and rescue dog Jessie is continuing her steps towards becoming fully qualified by attending a training session with other search dogs from across…
03 Apr 2019
Students from across West Yorkshire are taking part in a work experience week with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS). The 25 students are aged between 16 and 18-years-old…
28 Mar 2019
The ‘Cookridge Crumpets’ Women’s Institute (WI) has raised funds for the life-saving equipment, now attached to the side of the fire station, so it can be used by the community…
08 Mar 2019
Female firefighters at West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) are inspiring the next generation to learn that the fire service is a career for everyone, not just boys –…
27 Feb 2019
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 2019
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 2019
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…
21 Feb 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority has today (Thursday, February 21) approved a 2.99% increase to the precept. This will result in a band D property paying £64.59 in their…
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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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