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  • 08 Feb 2016

    Protect your loved ones by testing their smoke alarms this Valentine’s!

    Valentine’s Day is around the corner and it’s a time to think about how much our loved ones really mean to us. We are asking people to do one small…

  • 08 Feb 2016

    Be part of the action!

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is now accepting applications for on-call firefighters to serve rural areas of the county. Firefighters are needed to work on a standby basis to…

  • 08 Feb 2016

    Enjoy the Chinese New Year safely!

    The Chinese New Year begins today and will see The Year of the Monkey celebrated among many communities. The New Year represents a major event in the Chinese calendar which…

  • 04 Feb 2016

    Praise after Wetherby fire contained

    Fire crews have been praised for containing a fierce fire at a printing warehouse in Wetherby last night. At its height, 20 fire engines and more than 100 firefighters from…

  • 04 Feb 2016

    West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Authority Celebrates Living Wage Commitment!

    The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (WYFRS) has been accredited as a Living Wage employer. West Yorkshire is the first Fire…

  • 01 Feb 2016

    Fire Service joins campaign to extinguish homophobia, biphobia and transphobia

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans (LGBT) History Month launching today. This follows on from our backing of charity Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign,…

  • 01 Feb 2016

    Update: Lumb Lane mill fire in Manningham

    Firefighters remain at the scene of Lumb Lane working alongside demolition crews today following last Thursday’s large-scale blaze. Four fire engines are onsite and firefighters are making the scene safe…

  • 29 Jan 2016

    Firefighters praised for tireless work in tackling mill fire

    Relief crews remain at the scene of Lumb Lane, Manningham this morning following yesterday’s major mill fire, which started just after 11.20am. At its height 25 fire engines and more…

  • 27 Jan 2016

    Ossett New Build Update

    Work on the new Ossett Fire Station build continues with the external and partition walls on the two storey block currently progressing to first floor level and on the one…

  • 25 Jan 2016

    Funding to tackle rogue landlords

    Rogue landlords in south Leeds are firmly in the sights of the council and fire service who have been awarded £70,000 to bring problem properties up to scratch. The successful…