World War One


West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service was recently represented at a commemorative event to mark 100 years since the outbreak of World War One.

Read more about the fire service during the Great War.

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Young Firefighters


West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has teamed up with Keighley Campus, Leeds City College, to give students a taste of life as a firefighter.

As part of the new BTEC Level 2 Public Service qualification, students will spend time at Keighley Fire Station every week.

Find out more.

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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. 

Find out more

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

  • 1 Aug

    Emergency crews commended following fire at Ferrybridge

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Steve Beckley, has praised the emergency services and power station staff for their quick and effective actions at yesterday’s...

  • 1 Aug

    Further industrial action announced

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has been informed by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) of another period of industrial action to run in August. The follow periods of strike action have been...

  • 30 Jul

    Safety success for West Yorkshire

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s commitment to tackling fires and road traffic collisions has paid off, with the brigade experiencing a dramatic drop over the past 10 years. Deliberate...

  • 30 Jul

    Fire authority appoints first female chair

    Greenhead councillor, Judith Hughes, has been announced as the first ever female leader of the country’s fourth largest metropolitan fire and rescue authority. Cllr Hughes, who succeeds...