19 Aug 2015
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…
19 Aug 2015
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is urging the public to take extra care when using candles and especially tealights. The message comes after a 49-year-old woman sadly died…
17 Aug 2015
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has worked proactively alongside Leeds City Council, taking swift action today after a building blighted by arson was targeted again. Firefighters were called…
14 Aug 2015
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging business owners to take their safety responsibilities seriously following the prosecution of a firm from Leeds. EJ Parkinson & Sons was fined…
12 Aug 2015
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has organised a community event in response to a spate of arson attacks in the Firthcliffe Estate, which comes under Cleckheaton Fire Station’s…
06 Aug 2015
Geldards Coaches – Leeds At 1503 hrs on Thursday 6 August 2015 West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service received the first of a number of calls to a fire at…
05 Aug 2015
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has teamed up with The Prince’s Trust to run a summertime course for young people that combines boxing with life skills. The 16…
04 Aug 2015
Staff from West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service attended the Asian Fire Service Association (AFSA) Development Day in May this year which was held at Tyne & Wear Fire…
31 Jul 2015
The Rotary Club of Wakefield has enlisted Wakefield Green Watch to help with a charity fundraising event for three children’s hospices – Huddersfield’s Forget Me Not facility, Bluebell Wood near…
29 Jul 2015
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) chiefs are concerned following the five recent deaths, all of which followed dwelling fires. The five fatalities all involved people over the age…
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Meltham Fire Station is situated five miles west of Huddersfield, has a population of approximately 8,000 with around 3,500. The village is approximately 250 metres above sea level. The fire station, built in 1954, is situated in the centre of the village and is on the edge of the Peak District having the potential for serious wildfires. The local industry comprises of a range a light engineering and textiles.
The station is managed by a station commander who is also responsible for Holmfirth and Skelmanthorpe Fire Stations. Meltham is staffed by a full time local retained support officer and retained firefighters who operate the ‘on call’ retained duty system. The fire station at Meltham is one of the village focal points, with the station and crew taking part in many activities through the year. At such events the crew are always available for fire safety and general fire protection advice helping to keep the risk in the area very low.
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