• 09:40 11 Feb

    Road Traffic Collision – M1 Southbound Junctions 46 -45

    M1 Junction 46 -45 Southbound

    3 vehicles involved in road traffic collision. No persons were trapped. One female casualty was treated by Ambulance Service. Appliances from Leeds, Killlingbeck and Rothwell attended the incident.

  • 19:10 10 Feb

    Road Traffic collision – Mirfield

    Liley Lane, Upper Hopton, Mirfield Road traffic collision, 2 cars involved with 2 casualties trapped. Extrication carried out by fire service personnel and casualties transferred to hospital by ambulance. Appliances…

  • 01:06 08 Feb

    Halifax House fire

    Grosvenor Terrace, Halifax

    House fire, fire in living room, crews used 1 hose reel, 4 breathing apparatus and a high power fan to clear house of smoke. 1 adult and 5 child occupants…

  • 20:00 05 Feb

    Skip Yard Fire – Make pumps 4 – Leeds Area

    Jeff Skinner Skip Hire, The Goods Yard, Copley Hill, Wortley, Leeds

    Large waste pile on fire under a metal shed 50m x 50m. 2 ground monitors, 3 large jets and 2 breathing apparatus sets in use. 2 Leeds and 2 Hunslet…

  • 01:40 05 Feb

    House Fire – Persons Reported – Pontefract Area

    Bondgate, Pontefract

    House fire, living room involved. 2 occupants and their dog were rescued by Fire Service personnel. No injuries were reported. Fire was extinguished using 2 breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel…

  • 08 Feb

    Be part of the action!

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is now accepting applications for on-call firefighters to serve rural areas of the county. Firefighters are needed to work on a standby basis to…

  • 08 Feb

    Enjoy the Chinese New Year safely!

    The Chinese New Year begins today and will see The Year of the Monkey celebrated among many communities. The New Year represents a major event in the Chinese calendar which…

  • 04 Feb

    Praise after Wetherby fire contained

    Fire crews have been praised for containing a fierce fire at a printing warehouse in Wetherby last night. At its height, 20 fire engines and more than 100 firefighters from…

  • 13 Jan

    My first blog of 2016

    Author: Dave Walton

    It was an unusual first working week of 2016 to say the least. You’ll have noticed that I haven’t blogged for a few weeks. This is partly due to the…

  • 20 Dec

    A Christmas blog

    Author: Dave Walton

    I’m going to start my Christmas blog with an admission of festive failure. I wanted to emulate the fantastic blog written by fellow emergency service blogger John Sutherland (aka @PoliceCommander)…

  • 06 Dec

    FRS National Resilience

    Author: Dave Walton

    If you could have planned a week to make sure that we were focussed on the role of FRS National Resilience in our national planning and response arrangements then it…