Yes, the Emergency Services Show will be held on Saturday 13 July 2013 at 12 noon until 4.30pm at Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw, West Yorkshire, BD11 2DY.
Home Fire Safety Checks are free and you can arrange a visit from our Community Fire Safety Team by filling in the "Book a Home Fire Safety Check Form" on our Contacts page by using the Related Pages link below.
Visits are carried out seven days a week, from 9am to 9pm.
Specialised alarm products include Easy Access alarms, bright stickers to attach to alarms, Strobe Lights and Vibrating Pad Alarms. Your local fire station will be able to advise on these products or help with installation.
Further information and support is provided by the following organisations:
Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB)
Telephone: 0845 766 9999
Website: www.rnib.org.uk (Opens in a new window)
Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID)
Telephone: 0808 808 0123
Textphone: 0808 808 9000
Website: www.rnid.org.uk (Opens in a new window)
The Government’s “Fire Kills” website: www.direct.gov.uk/firekills (Opens in a new window)
Yes we do allow visits to stations for the general public and groups of children, however, you must telephone first to make an appointment direct with the station in order to arrange a convenient date and time.
Please use the Related Pages link below to access the Your Area pages of this website. Once there you can then identify your district and your local station and find the relevant contact details.
If you have any difficulties, please telephone Headquarters during normal office hours on 01274 682311.
The Firefighters Charity welcome any kind of support and donations can be made by sending a brief covering letter with a cheque made payable to "The Firefighters Charity". Please ensure such cheques are sent to the Finance Department, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, Oakroyd Hall, Bradford Road, Birkenshaw, BD11 2DY.
Alternatively, you can also make a donation via The Firefighters Charity website by clicking on the link below and selecting the 'Donate Now' button.
The Firefighters Charity (Opens in a new window)
Open tenders for the supply of goods and services to the Authority will be advertised on our 'Applications to Tender' page of our website.
Information of the Authority's Procurement Policy and Strategy are also available by using the 'Applications to Tender' link above.
Unfortunately, we do not offer work experience placements mainly due to health and safety reasons.
However, if you are interested in a career with us - either as a Firefighter, or in a Support role, then please visit our Careers pages, or contact us.
Unfortunately, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service do not participate in firefighter exchange programs.
Our Visual Services Department do hold photos and DVD footage, however, in order for us to respond to this type of request we would require specific information (ie. name/date/location etc) and we may also require a fee to release the information. In addition, exemptions in relation to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 may also apply.
If you do hold the specific information above and wish to submit a formal request, please do so by using the relevant form below:
Information Request Form
For further information regarding Freedom of Information Requests, exemptions and possible charges, please click on the Related Pages link below:
Some of our stations do offer the use of community rooms; details of those stations that do are as follows:-
If you wish to book a room, you would need to contact the relevant station direct. Please click on the following Related Pages link which takes you direct to our website stations page whereby you can find the relevant contact details.