News

  • 28 Jul 2014

    Boy hospitalised following water rescue in Keighley

    Fire crews were called to an area close to Tinker Bridge, North Dean Road, Keighley yesterday (Sunday, July 27) at 11.52 hrs following reports of a boy in difficulty in a river.   A crew from...

  • 24 Jul 2014

    Fire service marks World War One centenary

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will be represented at a commemorative event ahead of the 100 year anniversary of the beginning of the Great War. An expected 500-strong parade will...

  • 23 Jul 2014

    School's out - stay safe this holiday period!

    Schools across West Yorkshire have recently broken-up for the annual six week holiday and with the sunny weather on our doorsteps, youngsters will have been taking the opportunity to get out and...

  • 22 Jul 2014

    Over 500 homes targeted with fire safety advice in prevention blitz

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has been blitzing the Batley and Dewsbury areas with fire safety advice this last week. The campaign was undertaken in preparation for the new fire...

  • 21 Jul 2014

    Final day of firefighter strike in eight day series

    This evening’s firefighter strike, between 1700 and 1900 hrs, completed an eight day series of industrial action taken by members of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU). West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue...

  • 20 Jul 2014

    Round up of incidents during strike

    A Fire Brigades Union (FBU) strike took place between 1700 and 1900 hrs today (Sunday, July 20).  During the two hour period West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) received 17 calls and...

  • 19 Jul 2014

    Saturday's strike ends without major incident

    A Fire Brigades Union (FBU) strike took place between 1100 and 1300 hrs today (Saturday, July 19). During the two hour period West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) received nine calls....

  • 19 Jul 2014

    Quiet Friday night during strikes

    A Fire Brigades Union (FBU) strike took place between 2300 hrs last night (Friday, July 18) and 0100 hrs today (Saturday, July 19). Our contingency plans allowed for 22 engines to cover the...

  • 17 Jul 2014

    Day four of eight day strike period

    The fourth day of an eight-day series of firefighter strike action has passed without major incident today. Two periods of Fire Brigades Union (FBU) industrial action took place between 0600 and...

  • 16 Jul 2014

    Day three of eight day strike period

    The third day of an eight-day series of firefighter strike action has passed without major incident today. Two periods of Fire Brigades Union (FBU) industrial action took place between 0600 and...