• New Rastrick Fire Station

    Officially opened

    The new Rastrick Fire Station was officially opened on July 28th by the Deputy Lieutenant of West Yorkshire Virginia Lloyd.

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    Rastrick Fire Station official opening
  • Be a happy camper

    Summer safety tips!

    Schools out and families will be looking for some adventure on their holidays.

    Please take a moment to read our top summer safety tips!

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    Picture courtesy of Gas Safe Register

    Camping Safety - Don't take BBQs into tents as you risk carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Cold Water Kills

    Safety video aimed at youngsters

    We have released a hard-hitting water safety video aimed at youngsters.

    Made alongside Yorkshire Water we hope it will deliver a strong message to kids for the summer holidays.

    Watch here

    For more details…

    Danger Deep Water Sign - Water Safety
  • Boxing Club initiative

    Helps CVs pack a punch

    The Fire Service has joined forces with Halifax Boxing Club to run a free course aimed at giving unemployed people skills for work.

    Find out more including how to sign-up.

     

    Boxing Club initiative
  • Brigade celebrates success

    of safety work

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s work to cut emergency call-outs has paid off.  We have seen a 37.5 per cent drop over the past five years.

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    Campaigns over the years
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  • 28 Jul

    Rastrick Fire Station officially opened

    The new Rastrick Fire Station officially opened today when dignitaries gathered to celebrate its launch. Deputy Lieutenant of West Yorkshire Virginia Lloyd was guest of honour for the formalities and…

  • 24 Jul

    Dewsbury New Build Update

    These photographs show the current progress of the new station being built at Carlton Lane.  

  • 24 Jul

    Killingbeck New Build Update

    These photographs show the current progress of construction of the new fire station at Killingbeck.

  • 17 Jul

    New Rothwell Fire Station impresses!

    The new Rothwell Fire Station was officially opened yesterday at a ceremony attended by dignitaries, fire chiefs and construction bosses. The Deputy Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Michael Fox, was guest…

  • 16 Jul

    ‘Cold Water Kills’ film reveals deadly dangers of swimming in reservoirs

    Since 2010 there have been around 20 deaths and 346 emergency rescues in the region’s waters A film that exposes the life threatening risks of swimming in reservoirs has been…

  • 16 Jul

    Be a happy camper – summer safety tips!

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) hopes everyone can enjoy the great outdoors safely this summer. Whether you’re camping, cooking or exploring, it’s worth taking a moment to check…