News

  • 17 Oct 2014

    Location announced for new station to replace Idle and Shipley

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has today confirmed that the new fire station replacing Shipley and Idle stations will be located on Valley Road, Bradford.   The site is...

  • 17 Oct 2014

    Rawdon and Otley fire stations to stay open under new emergency response plans

    Due to difficulties in identifying a suitable site for a new fire station in Menston, which was due to be replacing Otley and Rawdon stations, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has revised...

  • 13 Oct 2014

    Students sign up to improve safety in Bradford

    A group of Bradford College students will be helping to reduce crime and fire in the city as part of their studies. The 10-week Student Guardianship scheme will see Public Services students work...

  • 10 Oct 2014

    Large fire in Listerhills area of Bradford yesterday was accidental

    Seventy firefighters tackled a large blaze at an industrial site in Norcroft Street, Listerhills, Bradford yesterday, which broke out shortly before 11.30am. The fire was confined to a repairs...

  • 09 Oct 2014

    Large fire at industrial site sends smoke billowing over Bradford

    Fire crews were called to an industrial site in Norcroft Street, in the Listerhills area of Bradford, shortly before 11.30am today. This was initially reported as a car fire in a building,...

  • 09 Oct 2014

    Your fire station needs you!

    As far as jobs go, they don’t come much more important than one which involves serving your community and saving lives. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is searching for people to...

  • 08 Oct 2014

    Protecting an ageing population

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is mindful of the fact that there’s an ever increasing older population, with 23 % of people in the UK predicted to be aged 65 and over by 2035....

  • 02 Oct 2014

    Update: Former Majestyk building being made safe

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is maintaining a presence at the former Majestyk nightclub in City Square, Leeds, today (Thursday, October 2). An agency safety team is removing...

  • 02 Oct 2014

    Making a dramatic difference to fire safety!

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has teamed up with award winning theatre company, Performance in Education, to deliver a hard-hitting fire safety production. “Flashpoint” addresses...

  • 01 Oct 2014

    Major blaze at former nightclub in Leeds

    Firefighters remain at the scene of the former Majestyk Nightclub where a major blaze broke out yesterday evening. At its height 75 firefighters tackled the fire at the Grade II listed building...