• 02:24 15 Jul

    Leeds Make pumps 15 – update on incident

    Moor Road, Hunslet, Leeds

    This was 1 single storey building involved in fire. Building was used for building supplies. building 40 metres by 20 metres. The building yard measuring 30 metres diameter was also involved, both…

  • 02:24 15 Jul

    Building fire – Make pumps 15 and Aerials 2

    Moor Road, Hunslet

    2 x industrial buildings involved in fire in an commercial premise Appliances from across the brigade attending

  • 03:23 14 Jul

    House fire – Huddersfield

    Fell Grove, Huddersfield

    House fire – tumble drier involved.  1 hose reel, 2 breathing apparatus and positive pressure ventilation fan used.   Drier removed to open air.  Yorkshire Ambulance Service requested to check 2…

  • 22:34 13 Jul

    Building fire – Westgate, Wakefield

    Westgate, Wakefield

    Building fire – fire in Ladies toilets.  1 hose reel, 2 breathing apparatus and positive pressure ventilation fan used.  One member of the public with smoke inhalation given oxygen therapy…

  • 01:30 11 Jul

    House fire – Otley area

    The Crossways, Otley

    House fire 100% involved. 1 hose reel, 1 large jet, 2 breathing apparatus and positive pressure ventilation used. 1 adult male and 2 male children suffered smoke inhalation, oxygen therapy…

  • 09 Jul

    Update: Catstones Moor

    Six fire engines from across West Yorkshire remain at Catstones Moor, Keighley Road, Cullingworth this morning (July 9). Around 35 firefighters are extinguishing any remaining pockets of fire as they flare…

  • 06 Jul

    Emergency Services Show is back in Birkenshaw for 2018!

    On July 14, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will once again be hosting the Emergency Services Show at its headquarters in Birkenshaw. The show brings together the county’s…

  • 05 Jul

    Over 70 firefighters tackle blaze at plastic moulding factory in Brighouse

    At 14:11 yesterday (July 4), over 70 firefighters from across the brigade were called out to a large fire at a plastic moulding factory on Sherwood Road, Brighouse. Firefighters were…

  • 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…