• 22:56 09 Oct

    Bradford Scrapyard Fire

    Spencer Road, Lidget Green, Bradford

    Fire in a scrapyard involving large amount of tyres and approximately 10 vehicles. Crews used 4 large jets and 1 hose reel to extinguish the fire. Pumps from Fairweather Green,…

  • 20:37 09 Oct

    Baildon flat fire

    Milner Road, Baildon

    Fire involving a chair and blanket in living room of property, occupant had attempted to extinguish fire but it was still smouldering on arrival of fire service. Elderly female occupant…

  • 14:17 07 Oct

    Methley Road Traffic Collision

    Leeds Road, Methley near to Methley Hospital

    Road traffic collision involving car and a van, 1 female and 1 male trapped in the car, both extricated by fire service personnel and then transported to hospital by ambulance….

  • 08:47 06 Oct

    Road Traffic Collision Hunslet Area

    Parnaby Tavern, Middleton Road, Belle Isle, Leeds

    1 car into a wall.  1 female aged approx. 45 years was trapped and extricated by Fire Service personnel.  Casualty was transported to hospital by ambulance. 2 appliances from Hunslet…

  • 20:18 05 Oct

    House fire – Dewsbury area

    Princess Lane, Chickenley, Dewsbury

    House fire, front room involved. 1 hose reel, 2 breathing apparatus and positive pressure ventilation used. One adult female and one female child suffered smoke inhalation and superficial burns, both checked over by paramedics…

  • 13 Sep

    Quite a week (again)….

    Author: Dave Walton

    Once again we find the Fire & Rescue Service in the media headlines of change, proof if ever any was needed that the topics that have been the subject of…

  • 06 Sep

    Culture in A Fire & Rescue Service

    Author: Dave Walton

    I decided that I wanted to write a blog about the cultural review which was published by Essex County Fire & Rescue Service this week. The more that I thought…

  • 31 Aug

    Looking forward to the news

    Author: Dave Walton

    Reading the Sunday newspapers this week had something of a familiar feel to it. Familiar as in a ‘once a year’ feel I hasten to add. As the school summer…