• 18:09 27 Jul

    Road traffic collision – South Kirkby area

    Doncaster Road junction Hall Lane, North Elmsall, Pontefract

    Road traffic collision, 2 cars and 1 van involved. 1 person trapped, extrication carried out by fire service personnel and casualty transferred to hospital by ambulance. Appliances from South Kirkby,…

  • 12:18 27 Jul

    Road Traffic Collision – Batley

    Bradford Road, Batley

    Road traffic collision involving two vehicles.  One adult male and one adult female extricated by fire crews and taken to hospital by ambulance.  Two appliances from Dewsbury attended.

  • 14:04 23 Jul

    Mill fire make pumps 12 – Bradford area

    Prospect Mills, Prospect Street, Thornton, Bradford

    Derelict mill on fire, this was make pumps 12 and aerials 2. Mill building 100% involved in fire 65m x 15m. 4 large jets and 9 ground monitors used. Appliances…

  • 09:46 23 Jul

    Building fire make pumps 5 – Huddersfield area

    Birchencliffe Service Station, Halifax Road, Birchencliffe, Huddersfield

    Report of roof on fire at petrol station, incident was made pumps five on arrival, This was service station building 15m x 10m first floor 100% involved in fire, crews used…

  • 18:46 22 Jul

    Chip pan Fire – Keighley Area

    Emily Street, Keighley

    Crews attended reports of a house fire in Keighley. On arrival this proved to be a chip pan involved. Oxygen therapy was given by Fire Service personnel to a male…

  • 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…