• 17:19 04 Sep

    House Fire – Bradford Area

    Greenacre Drive, Wyke, Bradford

    Fire in roof of a 2 storey house. 25% involved. Crews extinguished fire using 1 hose reel and positive pressure ventilation. Appliances Odsal and Rastrick attended.

  • 04:03 04 Sep

    Building fire make pumps 4, aerials 1 – Batley

    Batley Taverners Club, Heritage Road, Batley Building fire make pumps 4 and 1 aerial appliance. Building 30m x 16m, 2 storeys, 4 large jets, 1 hose reel and the aerial…

  • 19:31 03 Sep

    Flat fire, persons reported – Leeds area

    Harrison Potter Trust Homes, Lovell Park Road, Sheepscar, Leeds

    Flat fire persons reported, 1 male casualty rescued and administered oxygen therapy by fs personnel, fire in microwave out on arrival, smoke dissipated by opening windows. Smoke detection installed and…

  • 16:10 03 Sep

    Derelict building fire – Morley Area

    Sunshine Community Centre, 50 Low Wood Lane, Birstall

    Derelict Community Centre building involved, 20m x 20m, 50% involved in fire. Fire was on the ground floor and extinguished using 2 hose reel jets and 4 breathing apparatus. Appliances…

  • 22:20 31 Aug

    Thorner House fire

    Main Street, Thorner

    This was a house fire with persons reported. On arrival of fire service this proved to be a spin dryer involved, 1 elderly male was rescued by fire service personnel….

  • 02 Sep

    Work begins on new Ossett Fire Station

    A sod-cutting ceremony took place today to mark the beginning of construction work on a new fire station in Ossett. Councillor Tracey Austin, Vice Chair of the Fire Authority, sank…

  • 02 Sep

    Making a clean sweep for safety

    With summer drawing to a close, Chimney Fire Safety Week (7 –13 September) provides a timely reminder to make sure that your chimney is ready for the winter months ahead….

  • 19 Aug

    Pekingese pooch gets into tight spot!

    A Pekingese pooch got into quite a pickle this afternoon after becoming trapped in a garden gate. Owner, Pat Cole, dialled 999 as a last resort after eight-year-old Lily ran…

  • 23 Aug

    New station , new team, new opportunities and ongoing challenges

    Author: Dave Walton

    You may have seen that I posted a ‘sneak-peek’ photo from our new Dewsbury Fire Station this week, I accompanied it with the caption #InvestingInSafety. This caused a flutter of…

  • 17 Aug

    National Operational Guidance and Hazmats

    Author: Dave Walton

    There were a couple of incidents which caught my eye during the last week, one in the UK and the other abroad. Both incidents involved hazmats and both will have…

  • 09 Aug

    Boxing – what has it got to do with us?

    Author: Dave Walton

    I’m back and refreshed after a couple of weeks off blogging, and a week off work. Summer always used to be a time when things went quieter and the pace of…