16 Oct 2019
On Saturday 2nd November 2019, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is bringing back the annual charity bonfire and fireworks extravaganza! The event will be held at Fire Service…
27 Sep 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has been included amongst a strong list of shortlisted nominees for the Inclusive Companies Awards! The awards aim to recognise individuals who work…
20 Sep 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) brought a prosecution against Wakefield Grammar School Foundation and its former fire risk assessor Doctor James Gibson. At a hearing at Leeds Magistrates’…
20 Sep 2019
At a meeting today West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) has approved a public consultation on two suggestions from the Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP) relating to organisational change….
17 Sep 2019
A drama company is giving 16 to 18 year-olds in schools and colleges across the Bradford district a hard-hitting, multi-media theatre performance. The 60 minute play, called ‘My Dead Friends’…
16 Sep 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service(WYFRS) has been placed in the top ten fire services for diversity and inclusion! A total of 20 services participated in the Asian Fire Service…
06 Sep 2019
Work has begun to construct a temporary highway and walkway through the forecourt of Mytholmroyd fire station to divert vehicles and pedestrians so that vital flood defence works can continue…
22 Aug 2019
A man has today been sentenced to 27 months in a Young Offender Institute for arson, after lighting a fire on Ilkley Moor, which could have been “catastrophic”. Mohammed Zulkifl…
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…
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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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