21 Aug 2019
Firefighters attended a house fire in Holme House Road, Todmorden, after an emergency call was received at 23.51 hrs on Monday 19th August. Crews from Todmorden, Mytholmroyd, Burnley and Illingworth…
16 Aug 2019
The 199th group of new recruits have celebrated passing their training with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) with a special graduation ceremony at Headquarters, in Birkenshaw. The ceremony…
09 Aug 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is going to be joining dozens from the local community in enjoying Calderdale Pride 2019, in the heart of Halifax town centre tomorrow….
07 Aug 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is working with Halifax MP Holly Lynch and partners on a new initiative to tackle anti-social fires in the Illingworth area. A day…
02 Aug 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is reminding the public about the fire risks of hoarding – after a man died in a terrible blaze at his “dangerously cluttered”…
29 Jul 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is looking forward to attending Leeds Pride 2019, the annual gay pride celebration about to take over the city this weekend! Look out…
23 Jul 2019
Firefighters are encouraging the public to help them make period poverty a thing of the past. Crews at Fairweather Green Fire Station are among those supporting the ‘red box’ project…
18 Jul 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has today launched a hard-hitting campaign to prevent moorland fires this summer – after a series of blazes in the first half of…
02 Jul 2019
Bradford Council has brought in a new Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) which bans barbeques, fires, sky lanterns, fireworks and other dangerous items from moorland across the district. The…
28 Jun 2019
Dewsbury West Councillor Darren O’Donovan is the new leader of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA). Cllr O’Donovan succeeds Judith Hughes, who announced she would not be standing for…
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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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