19 Jun 2018
Firefighters and support staff at West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) have been commended for their hard work and dedication at the brigades Long Service Awards. Nineteen operational…
01 Jun 2018
Stefan Taylor, who is a Firefighter on Dewsbury Fire Station’s Blue Watch, was on holiday with his young family when a near tragedy happened when a three year old boy…
21 May 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Youth Intervention Team were incredibly proud to support 30 ‘young firefighters’ at their pass out parade at Wakefield Fire Station on Thursday evening (May…
17 May 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) would like to wish the Muslim communities of West Yorkshire ‘Ramadan Mubarak’ and offer them support and advice as they observe the holy…
30 Apr 2018
On Friday (April 27, 2018) the House of Commons approved the Third Reading of the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill. The bill now progresses to the House of Lords. The…
26 Apr 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) staff started the ‘Biker Down’ awareness course around 18 months ago to help keep motorcyclists safe on the roads. And now that Summer…
25 Apr 2018
West Yorkshire’s three blue lights are standing together in support of new laws which will give emergency service workers better protection against attacks while on duty. The Assaults on Emergency…
11 Apr 2018
A family had a lucky escape yesterday after a fire broke out in the early morning in their home in Drighlington. The family of five were asleep at their home in…
27 Mar 2018
Twenty-year-old Lou Evans was rescued from the River Aire in Leeds in the early hours of March 3rd after a night out on the town ended in disaster. The young…
16 Mar 2018
Christina Nugent applied to become a firefighter 10 years ago and hasn’t looked back since – in fact the mum-of-two wishes she had done it sooner! Christina is now 51-years-old…
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Mirfield Fire Station was constructed in 1965 and sits on the outskirts of the village centre. The station covers the area north east of Huddersfield and is approximately 12 square miles with a population of 23,943 and incorporating 10,086 dwellings. It includes Mirfield and the smaller villages of Kirkheaton, Hopton and Grange Moor and borders with Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, Brighouse, Cleckheaton and Dewsbury Fire Stations.
The station is managed by a station commander who is also responsible for Dewsbury fire station. The station is staffed by a full time local retained support officer and retained firefighters who operate the ‘on call’ retained duty system.
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