• 09:33 31 May

    House fire – Huddersfield area

    Fanny Moor Lane, Lowerhouses, Huddersfield

    House fire, kitchen involved. 1 hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus used. A female suffered smoke inhalation and was transferred to hospital by ambulance. Smoke detection installed and working. 2 appliances…

  • 20:40 30 May

    Warning! For all residents in New Farnley, Churwell & Gildersome areas…

    Waterloo Lane, Bramley, Leeds

    Due to a large building fire ongoing at Waterloo Lane, Bramley, please be aware, if you live in the New Farnley, Churwell or Gildersome and surrounding areas, please keep your…

  • 20:40 30 May

    Building fire – Waterloo Lane, Bramley, Leeds.

    Waterloo Lane, Bramley, Leeds

    11:45 update Incident downscaled to two pumps and one aerial appliance maintaining control of the fire whilst reducing impact to the local community. Fighting fire from a safe distance due…

  • 14:20 30 May

    Animal Rescue – Wessenden Head Reservoir, Marsden

    At 14:16 today we received a call to a dog trapped in a culvert close to Wessenden Head Reservoir, Marsden. The Technical Rescue unit from Cleckheaton and a specialist technical…

  • 15:52 29 May

    Road traffic collision – Rodley area

    Horsforth New Road junction Calverley Bridge, Rodley

    Road traffic collision with two persons trapped, extricated by fire service and transported to hospital by ambulance. Appliances attended from Stanningley and Cookridge.  

  • 22 May

    Health & Safety in our service

    Author: Dave Walton

    A couple of months ago I attended a course designed for managers, delivered by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, and entitled ‘Leading Safely’. The course gave us an…

  • 03 May

    Green shoots of new ideas

    Author: Dave Walton

    It has been pointed out to me that I haven’t blogged for a while – its a fair point, and I’m sorry about that. The truth is that I had…

  • 13 Mar

    Women in the Fire & Rescue Service

    Author: Dave Walton

    If you hadn’t noticed, this week marked International Women’s Day 2016 (8 March). The campaign theme this year was #PledgeForParity, a call to speed up progress towards gender parity. It…