Winter safety

Keep safe and sound

West Yorkshire has woken up to winter with some cold weather finally hitting the county.

Don't get bitten by frosty roads and prevent sparks from flying in your home!

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Christmas Poster Comp!

For Year 5

Our Chief Fire Officer is calling on Year 5 schoolchildren to take part in our Christmas Fire Safety Poster Competition for the chance to be a firefighter for the day!

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Chief Fire Officer Simon Pilling Christmas Poster Competition

Pupil leads the charge

for road safety in Bradford!

Eleven-year-old Isabelle Suddick from All Saints’ CE Primary School, in Bradford, has taken a stand against parents parking irresponsibly around the school and putting children’s lives at risk.  


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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

  • 24 Nov

    Christmas Fire Safety Poster Competition!

    Youngsters across West Yorkshire can win the chance to ‘be a firefighter for the day’ in our Year 5 Christmas Fire Safety Poster Competition! Whilst we all enjoy the festive period, it can also...

  • 24 Nov

    Cold snap prompts winter safety warnings!

    This morning we have woken up to a chilly West Yorkshire and our first taste of some frosty winter weather. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) would like to take this opportunity to...

  • 21 Nov

    NHS worker rescues elderly lady from house fire!

    A Clinical Assistant has been commended by the fire service for her quick-thinking actions which saved an elderly woman’s life. Rosemary Othick, who is an Intermediate Care Clinical Assistant...

  • 19 Nov

    Alcohol really can put fire in your belly!

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is supporting this year’s Alcohol Awareness Week led by Alcohol Concern between November 17 and 23. The theme for this year is ‘Facing our alcohol...