10 Jan 2020
Wakefield Grammar School Foundation was today fined £10,000 at Leeds Crown Court after admitting shortfalls in fire safety precautions at Wakefield Girls’ High School and Queen Elizabeth Grammar School. The…
18 Dec 2019
Firefighter Ruby is a new book aimed at educating and inspiring youngsters that both boys and girls can grow up to be Firefighters. The book has been written by West…
17 Dec 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is celebrating today after receiving a resounding ‘good’ report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS). The independent…
13 Dec 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority has approved plans that will see a significant investment in fire safety over forthcoming years. The Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP) for 2020/21 was…
12 Dec 2019
There were several reasons to celebrate at the 200th West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service trainee course graduation ceremony today! 22 firefighters graduated, ready to keep the public safe across…
12 Dec 2019
A firefighter for West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is showing off his impressive vocal talents with a twist on a classic Christmas song – to try and keep…
22 Nov 2019
On an exciting night in Leeds, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) celebrated winning four awards for its outstanding campaigns to promote fire safety in our community. WYFRS received…
19 Nov 2019
To mark Road Safety Week (18 November- 24 November) emergency services including West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and Yorkshire Air Ambulance have joined together to offer…
18 Nov 2019
Stark new figures released as part of Road Safety Week 2019 show there has been 49 people killed on West Yorkshire’s roads so far this year. In addition to this…
15 Nov 2019
There’s two weeks remaining to have your say on a public consultation on two suggestions from the Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP) relating to organisational change. The IRMP looks at…
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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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