• 14:38 15 Jan

    Kitchen Fire – Leeds Area

    Tong Road, Farnley, Leeds

    Kitchen involved in fire. Crews used 2 breathing apparatus and 1 hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. Smoke detectors had actuated in the property. Appliances from Stanningley and Hunslet…

  • 09:55 15 Jan

    Container fire – Morley Area

    Albert Drive, Morley, Leeds

    Farm container 3m x 8m involving pallets and straw on fire. Extinguished using 2 breathing apparatus, 1 large jet. A water curtain was set up to protect other surrounding buildings….

  • 15:23 13 Jan

    Horse Rescue – Halifax area

    Richards Farm, Wood Lane, Wheatley, Halifax

    Horse rescued from mud by fire service crews and assisted up a 20° banking into her stable where she was checked over by a vet. Technical rescue unit and Support from…

  • 13:53 12 Jan

    Road traffic collision – Liversedge area

    Outside 1016 Halifax Road, Hartshead Moor, Liversedge

    Road traffic collision. 2 cars involved with 3 people trapped. Extrication carried out by fire service personnel and casualties transferred to hospital by ambulance. Appliances from Rastrick and Cleckheaton attended….

  • 15:17 11 Jan

    Road traffic collision – Huddersfield area

    Southfield Road, Almondbury, Huddersfield

    Road traffic collision, one vehicle on its side with persons trapped.  One person extricated by fire service and left in care of ambulance. Appliances attended from Huddersfield and Skelmanthorpe  

  • 13 Feb

    In celebration of LGBT History Month 2017

    Author: Dave Walton

    You may have seen a tweet that I posted last week that celebrated the good work that we have been doing in raising the profile of some of our work…

  • 02 Feb

    Time to Talk

    Author: Dave Walton

    I’ve slipped out of the blogging habit of late, and I’m going to try and put that right. There are numerous reasons (or excuses), but the bottom line is that…

  • 07 Jul

    Our Local Resilience Forum

    Author: Dave Walton

    I chaired a meeting of the West Yorkshire Local Resilience Forum today at our HQ. It struck me as I was listening to the various contributions that not many people will…