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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New Fire Authority

meets for first time

Kirklees Councillor Judith Hughes will remain Chair of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority for a second year.

All members of the 2015/16 Fire Authority are pictured.

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    Authority Members 2015-2016

    Emergency Services Show 2015

    Back by popular demand!

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service will again host the hugely popular Emergency Services Show!

    It will take place on Saturday, 11 July at our HQ in Birkenshaw.

    There will be fun for all the family!

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    Emergency Services Show

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    Sought for water safety video

    We have teamed up with Yorkshire Water to make a video about water safety aimed at young people.

    The film will be shot at Ogden Reservoir and presented by a teenager with acting talent.

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    Water Safety Week

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    • 29 Jun

      Don't be a silly sausage - take heed of our BBQ safety tips during the forecast heatwave!

      Temperatures are set to soar this week and it’s the perfect opportunity to crack out the barbecue for a bit of alfresco dining. But you could be in for more than just a charcoaled chicken wing if...

    • 26 Jun

      Brigade celebrates success of safety work

      West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s work to cut emergency call-outs has paid off, the latest figures can reveal. Extensive prevention work carried out by firefighters and safety staff in...

    • 26 Jun

      Councillor Hughes heads fire authority for second year

      Kirklees Councillor Judith Hughes will remain Chair of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority for a second year. Councillor Hughes became the first female Chair of the fire authority last year...

    • 26 Jun

      Praise for fire service

      West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service received an average of 22 compliments each month last year. In total, the brigade received 269 compliments during 2014/15 in the form of telephone calls,...