World War One


West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service will be represented at a commemorative parade through Leeds to mark 100 years since the outbreak of the Great War.

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Grass fires

Summer safety

During the summer months the fire service often sees a rise in moorland and grass fires.

Wildfires can be unpredictable and burn quickly and furiously, requiring a lot of valuable resources and time to put out.

Watch our top tips on how to prevent them breaking out! 

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School's out!

Stay Safe

Schools have broken up for the six week summer holiday period!

Follow our tips to help keep youngsters safe when at home and outdoors this summer. 

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Have a safe summer

Emergency Fire Crew Vacancies

We are inviting further applications to bolster our on-going contingency plans to help keep the communities of West Yorkshire safe in the event of further strikes by Firefighters.

Can you support your Fire Service and the communities of West Yorkshire in challenging circumstances?

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  • News Articles

  • 23 Jul

    School's out - stay safe this holiday period!

    Schools across West Yorkshire have recently broken-up for the annual six week holiday and with the sunny weather on our doorsteps, youngsters will have been taking the opportunity to get out and...

  • 22 Jul

    Over 500 homes targeted with fire safety advice in prevention blitz

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has been blitzing the Batley and Dewsbury areas with fire safety advice this last week. The campaign was undertaken in preparation for the new fire...

  • 21 Jul

    Final day of firefighter strike in eight day series

    This evening’s firefighter strike, between 1700 and 1900 hrs, completed an eight day series of industrial action taken by members of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU). West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue...

  • 20 Jul

    Round up of incidents during strike

    A Fire Brigades Union (FBU) strike took place between 1700 and 1900 hrs today (Sunday, July 20).  During the two hour period West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) received 17 calls and...