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)….
09 Jun 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is issuing safety advice after a Bradford woman suffered serious burns when her traditional shalwar kameez caught fire whilst cooking. The incident occurred…
30 May 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) ran its first ‘Bike Bus’ from Illingworth fire station to Whitehill Community Academy on 24 May, in partnership Calderdale Council. The launch of…
26 May 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) is increasing the rate of pay for its apprentices to be in line with the Living Wage Foundation rate. The Authority currently employs…
18 May 2017
The cause of a flat fire in Savile Road, Halifax, early on the morning of May 5 was smoking related, investigators have found. The Fire Service Control Room received an emergency…
03 May 2017
A 50 kilo sheep, which has been named Dolly, was rescued by firefighters after getting stuck between rocks on moorland north of Todmorden yesterday evening. A small…
24 Apr 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is urging people across the region to ‘#Be Water Aware’ for Water Safety and Drowning Prevention Week (24 -30 April). WYFRS has joined…
21 Apr 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will today (21 April) unveil their new throwline scheme at an event outside the Royal Armouries in Leeds City Centre. Leeds White Watch…
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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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