• 18:29 20 Feb

    Building fire at Clayton Hospital

    Clayton Hospital, Northgate Wakefield

    6 pump building fire at the former Clayton Hospital, Wakefield. All persons accounted for after a thorough search of the vast building. Appliances from Wakefield, Dewsbury, Hunslet, Normanton, Cleckheaton and…

  • 15:25 20 Feb

    Road Traffic Collision – Ossett Area

    Queens Drive, Ossett

    HGV and a car involved in road traffic collision. 1 adult female was trapped and has been extricated by Fire Service personnel and transported to hospital by ambulance. Appliances from Ossett and…

  • 18:57 19 Feb

    Road Traffic Collision – Garforth

    Selby Road, Garforth

    Road traffic collision, two vehicles involved with one person trapped. Extricated by fire service and transported to hospital by ambulance. Appliances attended from Garforth and Killingbeck.

  • 05:44 15 Feb

    10 Pump Flat Fire Moortown

    Leafield Towers, King Lane, Moortown

    Highrise flat fire, crews made pumps 10 on arrival. Flat on fire on the 8th floor of a 9 storey block, 100% involved. 8 breathing apparatus, 2 positive pressure ventilation…

  • 14:53 13 Feb

    Garage Fire – Holmfirth Area

    Victoria Springs, Holmfirth

    Domestic garage 100 % involved in fire, spread to house and vehicles. Fire was extinguished using 1 large jet, 2 hose reels, 2 breathing apparatus and positive pressure ventilation fans. 3…

  • 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…

  • 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…