Who We Are

West Yorkshire is ranked as the top fire and rescue authority in the region - and one of the best in the country.

Fire appliance displaying West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue website address

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority is responsible for the county’s fire and rescue service, which serves a population of more than two million people spread over almost 800 square miles.

Fire cover is provided 24-hours a day, every day of the year.

All 999 calls are received by a central control room and appliances are then mobilised from 46 fire stations. Each front-line fire engine is equipped with state-of-the-art rescue equipment. There is also a fleet of specialist back-up appliances.

Firefighters are trained and ready to cope with a range of emergencies, not just fire. These include: road, rail or air crashes, flood, chemical spills and even terrorist attacks.

Organisation Chart

Organisation Chart

The attached Organisation Chart covers the structure for the whole of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. It is arranged by Directorate and then broken down first by Department and…

Management Board

Here you will find the profiles, contact details and photographs of the members of the Management Board at West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Departments and Functions

To provide a better service and more detailed information as to how the organisation operates, we are now placing as much information as possible on the site under the Departments…