• 12:36 23 Jul 2014

    Coach Fire - A1 Motorway

    A1 Northbound junctions 42 - 44

    Coach fire, 49 passengers evacuated. 85% of coach involved in fire. 2 hose reels and 2 breathing apparatus used to extinguish fire.

    Appliances from Castleford, Pontefract and Wetherby attended along with one appliance from Selby North Yorkshire.

  • 09:17 20 Jul 2014

    House - Ossett

    Royds Avenue, Gawthorpe

    House fire.  Roof 50% involved.  4 breathing apparatus and 2 large jets used.  1 male aged 27 years and 2 children aged 5 and 6 years were taken to hospital by ambulance for smoke inhalation and shock.  3 appliances from Ossett, Morley and Dewsbury attended. plus the aerial appliance from Wakefield.  

  • 19:36 19 Jul 2014

    Altofts Water Rescue

    Foxholes Lane, Altofts

    Report of 1 male in the canal after slipping into the water from a narrow boat. On arrival of fire service 1 male and 1 female had attempted to rescue the male and all 3 were in the canal. All 3 persons were rescued by fire service personnel. 1 male was taken to hospital by air ambulance and 1 male taken to hospital by land ambulance. The female did not require hospital treratment.

    Appliances from Normanton and Castleford attended along with specialist water rescue crews from Rothwell, Leeds and Wakefield

  • 03:53 18 Jul 2014

    Road Traffic Collision - M62 Westbound

    M62 Westbound - Junction 25-24

    Road traffic collision involving 1 car which had overturned. 2 casualties involved. 1 female casualty was extricated from vehicle by Fire Service and both were transported to hospital by the ambulance service.

    Appliances from Brighouse, Elland and Huddersfield attended incident.

  • 09:54 17 Jul 2014

    Flat Fire - Leeds

    Leafield Towers, King Lane, Moortown, Leeds

    Flat fire made persons reported on arrival. Flat on 8th floor of 9 storey building, 100% involved in fire no exposure risk, 1 jet, 1 covering jet, PPV fan and 6 breathing apparatus used. No persons were injured or rescued.

    Appliances from Leeds, Cookridge, Gipton and Leeds aerial appliance attended


  • 20:32 13 Jul 2014

    Pontefract Farm

    Fairleigh farm, Wakefield road, Pontefract

    Farm building involved, Barn 30 x 30 metres, 30 tonnes of hay involved. 2 large jets, 1 ground monitor used.

    Incident attended by appliances from Castleford, Pontefract and Featherstone, supported by senior advisor and Fire Investigation Officer

  • 14:24 13 Jul 2014

    Leaking Gas Cylinder - Gipton

    Harehills Road, Harehills, Leeds

    Crews from Gipton attended a leaking LPG Cylinder.  This was isolated and the area was ventilated.

  • 02:58 13 Jul 2014

    House Fire Persons Reported - Castleford

    Rhodes Street, Castleford.

    House fire with persons reported, 4 persons reported trapped (fire survival guidance given to caller by fire control awaiting arrival of fire crews on scene). On arrival all persons out of building and there were no injuries.

     Fire to rear of house spread to bedroom, 2 hose reels & 2 Breathing appartus used 

    Appliances from Castleford, Normanton and Pontefract attended with senior adviser and  fire investigation officer from the locality.     

  • 00:07 13 Jul 2014

    Road Traffic Collision - Pontefract

    Park Road Retail Park, Park Road, Pontefract

    Road traffic collision, two cars involved with one person trapped.  Three casualties dealt with by ambulance and remaining casualty extricated by fire service all four casualties were taken to hospital by ambulance.

    Appliances attended from Castleford and Pontefract.

  • 23:56 12 Jul 2014

    Road Traffic Collision - Huddersfield

    Westgate, Huddersfield

    Assisted police and ambulance with extrication of male trapped under a car.  Casualty had suspected pelvic injuries and had been dragged for 30 metres.  Casualty was released by the fire service and taken to hospital by ambulance.

    Appliances attended from Huddersfield.