News

  • 11 Dec 2014

    A song to save lives

    A moving song has been recorded to promote road safety and highlight the tragic consequences of drink driving in the run up to Christmas. ‘A Thousand Tears’, penned by Brighouse musician Roger...

  • 10 Dec 2014

    'Pick up' some fire safety advice on the buses!

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is delivering safety messages with the help of First buses! A range of hard-hitting graphics and slogans promoting safety whilst cooking and driving...

  • 10 Dec 2014

    Don't let your Christmas go up in a puff of smoke!

    E-cigarettes may well be a popular item on Christmas wish lists this year with an estimated 2.1 million Britons using them.  However, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has had 8...

  • 10 Dec 2014

    Firefighter strike comes to close with no major incidents across West Yorkshire

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has experienced no major incidents during the 24 hrs national firefighter strike. As the strike came to a close at 0900 hrs today we had mobilised...

  • 09 Dec 2014

    Gales expected during firefighter strike!

    The first eight hours of firefighter strike have proved to be fairly quiet for West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS). However, we are mindful that severe gales are forecast to hit the...

  • 08 Dec 2014

    Helping businesses to stay safe

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is supporting a campaign to help businesses manage their risk of fire. Business Safety Week (8-14 December 2014) has been scheduled to run at a time...

  • 05 Dec 2014

    Reminder: be prepared for firefighter strike next week!

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is reminding the public to be prepared for next week’s 24-hour firefighter strike, which starts at 0900 hrs on Tuesday, December 9.   There’s plenty...

  • 05 Dec 2014

    Don't let fire ruin your festive cheer

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to put fire safety at the top of their Christmas list this year. During December last year there were 92 accidental fires in the home, with...

  • 03 Dec 2014

    Joint working aims to tackle hoarding fire risks!

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) was today part of a national conference on hoarding and the fire and health risks it can pose to people. WYFRS Area Manager for Fire Safety, Ian...

  • 01 Dec 2014

    Further firefighter strike action

    The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has notified West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) that a further 24-hour period of industrial action will take place next week.    Industrial action has...