• 06:51 25 Aug

    RTC – Ossett, Wakefield

    Ossett By Pass A638, Wakefield

    RTC, 1 car and 1 wagon involved, 1 casualty trapped and extricated by FRS staff and taken to hospital.  Appliances from Ossett, Dewsbury and the Technical Rescue Unit from Cleckheaton attended

  • 19:40 24 Aug

    RTC – Killingbeck area

    Killingbeck Drive, Killingbeck, Leeds

    RTC with 1 car involved 1 person trapped,  extricated by FRS staff and taken to hospital by ambulance  

  • 03:46 23 Aug

    Building – Slaithwaite, Huddersfield

    Bridge Street, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield

    Building fire.  Commercial building involved.  1 large jet, 6 breathing apparatus and positive pressure ventilation used.  No injuries.  8 appliances from around the Brigade are in attendance, plus supporting appliances, equipment and…

  • 18:27 22 Aug

    Road Traffic Collision – Hunslet Area

    Outside Tulip retail park, Tulip Street, Hunslet, Leeds.

    2 cars involved in road traffic collision outside the Tulip retail park. 1 person was trapped and has been extricated by Fire Service personnel. The casualty was transported to hospital…

  • 03:50 21 Aug

    Water rescue

    Outside The White Horse pub, Hepworth Road, Jackson Bridge, Holmfirth.

    1 male casualty in river, rescued by fire service personnel and treated by paramedics. Appliances from Skelmanthorpe and Huddersfield, with specialist water rescue appliances from Rastrick, Ossett and Leeds in attendance.  

  • 08 Jun

    The month of Ramadan

    Author: Dave Walton

    I’m sure that you may well be aware that we have just entered the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. It is an important time of year for many of our…

  • 25 May

    Fire Reform

    Author: Dave Walton

    You are probably aware by now that the Home Secretary gave a speech on the subject of ‘Fire Reform’ on Tuesday 24 May 2016. The speech is much awaited and…

  • 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…