Student fire safety

For freshers

During September thousands of students will be heading off to universities across West Yorkshire.

We want them to enjoy their new found freedom safely!

Read our advice on how to set up your digs safely and help prevent a fire from breaking out.

Freshers

Cracking down on hoax calls

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has been lifting the lid not only on the financial burden but also the 'human risk' posed by malicious 999 calls.

Read the full story.

Listen to an example hoax call received by our control.

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Time to get chimneys swept!

Autumn is on the way!

It's Chimney Fire Safety Week (September 9 -15) and a timely reminder that autumn is on the way. 

Prepare your home's chimney by getting it swept now!

Find out more

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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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We deliver fire and rescue cover in each of the five local authority districts across the county.

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