06 Oct 2015
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is delighted that former Assistant District Commander for Bradford, Pete Lau, has won a national Spirit of Fire Award. Pete picked up the…
05 Oct 2015
Leeds City Council is investing £1.4m million in new fire safety systems for some of the city’s most vulnerable residents. Sprinklers systems will be retro-fitted to five sheltered housing complexes….
01 Oct 2015
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) today launches the ‘Cherished’ campaign, calling on communities to look out for vulnerable elderly neighbours, relatives and friends throughout the winter months ahead….
22 Sep 2015
A conference looking to share knowledge and explore engaging with diverse businesses to encourage them to make fire safety laws a top priority has been held. West Yorkshire Fire &…
14 Sep 2015
So you’ve got your new room key, unloaded your suitcase and watched your tearful parents disappear off the campus – life as a student begins! Thousands of teenagers are about…
11 Sep 2015
A pilot scheme designed to provide immediate first aid to people in life-threatening medical emergencies who live in rural communities has been given the go ahead by West Yorkshire Fire…
11 Sep 2015
Fire doors are often the first line of defence in a fire. Their correct specification, maintenance and management can be the difference between life and death for building occupants. Sadly,…
11 Sep 2015
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to get their appliances checked regularly in support of Gas Safety Week (14-20 September). The fifth annual Gas Safety Week will…
03 Sep 2015
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is urging business owners to ensure they and their staff are on top form when it comes to fire safety at their premises…
02 Sep 2015
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…
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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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