Features and Safety Campaigns

  • 23 Jan 2015

    Road Traffic Collision Exercise at Motorhog in Mirfield

    A mock-up road traffic collision tested West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service firefighters’ skills at Motorhog in Mirfield, Kirklees.  

    Cleckheaton Green Watch took part in the exercise and Huddersfield Examiner Reporter Chloe Glover played the part of the ‘casualty’.

    To find out more visit http://www.westyorksfire.gov.uk/news/mock-up-road-traffic-accident-highlights-driver-dangers

  • 14 Jan 2015
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    Winter safety

    The cold weather can bring a number of extra hazards. Take notice of this advice when in the home and out and about.

  • 17 Dec 2014
    Twelve Days of Christmas

    Twelve Days of Christmas 2014

    A look back on the significant moments of 2014 from West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (WYFRS) Chief Fire Officer, Simon Pilling.

    It's been a tough year for Fire and Rescue Services up and down the country as industrial action continues.

    However, this festive video looks back on the achievements of WYFRS, not only in terms of response to major incidents but also the charity work undertaken and community events hosted.

  • 11 Dec 2014
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    A song to save lives

    The Kirklees Road Safety Partnership has developed a road safety song with accompanying video of Kirklees road scenery.

    The partnership collaborated with a local singer songwriter and the song '1000 tears' tells the story of loved ones lost following serious road traffic collisions. 

    Please share this video with friends and family and take care on the roads this Christmas.

  • 11 Nov 2014
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    Plug in to electrical fire safety

    Watch our top tips on electrical fire safety to keep you, your family and your business safe! West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has attended over 350 electrical fires between January and September 2014.