• 01:10 05 Aug

    Building fire – Morley, Leeds Area

    Saffron Restaurant, Queen Street, Morley, Leeds

    Kitchen involved in fire on ground floor of restaurant. Crews extinguished fire using 1 hose reel, 2 breathing apparatus and positive pressure ventilation. Appliances from Morley and Hunslet attended.

  • 16:49 03 Aug

    Building Fire – Wetherby Area

    Sant Angelo, High Street, Wetherby.

    Make pumps 5 building fire. Basement involved, 20m x 20m, no exposure risk, 4 breathing apparatus, 2 hose reels and positive pressure ventilation fans were used to extinguish fire. Incident…

  • 12:59 03 Aug

    Building Fire – Make pumps 4, Aerials 1. – Morley, Leeds Area.

    Greens decorating contractors. South Street, Morley.

    Building fire, 2 storey building, 10m x 30m, 100% involved in fire. One large jet and one ground monitor in use at the incident. Appliances from Morley, Batley, and Hunslet…

  • 05:51 01 Aug

    Road Traffic Collision – Moortown Leeds

    King Lane, Moortown, Leeds

    Road traffic collision involving two cars, 1 person extracted by fire service and 3 further casualties were out of the vehicles prior to our arrival. All four casualties attended hospital.   1…

  • 00:51 01 Aug

    Flat Fire – Dewsbury

    Gladstone Court, Staincliffe Road, Westborough, Dewsbury

    Flat fire, chip pan involved, out on arrival, 1 hose reel used. 1 female aged 37 and 1 male aged 28 were asleep in the flat, they were rescued by…

  • 31 Jul

    Teddy Bear Fire Service Parachute Jump!

    The Rotary Club of Wakefield has enlisted Wakefield Green Watch to help with a charity fundraising event for three children’s hospices – Huddersfield’s Forget Me Not facility, Bluebell Wood near…

  • 29 Jul

    Call for vigilance after five fire-related deaths of elderly people

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) chiefs are concerned following the five recent deaths, all of which followed dwelling fires. The five fatalities all involved people over the age…

  • 28 Jul

    Rastrick Fire Station officially opened

    The new Rastrick Fire Station officially opened today when dignitaries gathered to celebrate its launch. Deputy Lieutenant of West Yorkshire Virginia Lloyd was guest of honour for the formalities and…

  • 12 Jul

    Volunteers, and a ‘Thank You’!

    Author: Dave Walton

    The sun shone, the crowds came in their masses, ice cream and hot dogs were consumed in industrial quantities and this years 999 Emergency Services show was a massive success,…

  • 05 Jul

    Leadership and Technology

    Author: Dave Walton

    There’s loads to read out there on leadership, and I can take or leave a lot of it. Occasionally though you come across something that resonates and feels relevant and…

  • 28 Jun

    Wearing a uniform with pride

    Author: Dave Walton

    This Saturday was Armed Services Day. Across the UK people gathered together, shared thoughts over social media, or just took a moment to reflect on the commitment of our armed…