21 Jul 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has released images to reassure high rise residents that serious fires are often contained to the flat that they start in. WYFRS was…
12 Jul 2017
Daisy the calf was ‘moooooved’ by firefighters this morning after getting into a scrape in Holmfirth, Kirklees. The four month older Belgian Blue female calf was feeling…
04 Jul 2017
On July 8, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will once again be hosting the fantastic Emergency Services Show at its headquarters in Birkenshaw. The show brings together the…
04 Jul 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is issuing advice on the use and storage of petrol in homes and gardens after a shed was destroyed by a petrol vapour explosion….
27 Jun 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) would like to remind private landlords of high-rise buildings of the steps they should now be taking following the Grenfell Tower…
26 Jun 2017
Firefighters and support staff from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) have been recognised for their long service and dedication. Twelve operational staff were awarded the Fire Brigade Long…
26 Jun 2017
Business managers and senior staff from schools across the county attended an ‘Evacuation-Invacuation-Lockdown’ seminar and workshop, which was hosted by West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS). The event was…
21 Jun 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) joined forces with Yorkshire Water today to give a safety message at Warley Moor Reservoir (Halifax Sailing Club). Despite the…
20 Jun 2017
The new Shipley Fire Station was officially opened yesterday (Monday, June 19), by Chair of the Fire Authority, Councillor Judith Hughes, who also took the opportunity to pay tribute to…
15 Jun 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is issuing advice and reassurance to people living in high-rise buildings, following the tragic fire in Grenfell Tower in London yesterday (June 14)….
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Shipley fire station, situated on Valley Road was built in 2017 and comprises of offices, training and community facilities and an appliance bay that houses one water ladder fire appliance. The station is wholetime (24/7) and the team is made up of a Station Commander (who also manages Bradford fire station), 24 firefighters and a station clerk who provides administrative support.
The station area covers the southern part of Bradford and is made up of mainly residential housing with a mix of commercial throughout.
In addition to acting as a fire station there are facilities to accommodate community and partnership groups providing a room with multimedia equipment for all training and meeting needs.
The Station Commander and station personnel are committed to working alongside community and partner agencies to identify the most vulnerable within society and provide assistance to improve the wellbeing and safety of those within West Yorkshire, whilst providing a round the clock operational response to any emergency incident.
The positioning of the new Shipley fire station is a result of reassessing and identifying risk within the Bradford South area with the aim to provide a more resilient and effective service for now and the foreseeable future.
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