11 Sep 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has now sold the former Haworth Fire Station. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service no longer own the property in Haworth, Keighley and…
08 Sep 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is releasing a new video to encourage student landlords to make sure their premises are fire safe before thousands of young people arrive…
07 Sep 2017
A new book entitled The History of Bradford City Fire Brigade is being released…
06 Sep 2017
Fire crews were called to Old Bank Fold, Moldgreen, Huddersfield at 03.11 hrs on September 4. This was a ground floor fire in a terraced house. Smoke alarms were fitted…
06 Sep 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has teamed up with West Yorkshire Police (WYP) and West Yorkshire Trading Standards (WYTS) to develop our home visits. Training on crime prevention…
05 Sep 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will be providing fire safety advice to Yorkshire Bank thanks to a new partnership scheme. The scheme, also available to other organisations, will…
01 Sep 2017
The Fire Service has joined forces with blue light partners to issue a strong wake-up call to arsonists targeting the former Yorkshire Martyrs Catholic College building in Tong, Bradford, warning…
30 Aug 2017
A former Royal Navy officer died after dropping a cigarette at his Wakefield home which ignited his clothes and left him with severe burns. Neighbours battled to save 86-year-old Eric…
25 Aug 2017
Bradford’s City Hall will be throwing open its doors to the public as part of the national Heritage Open Days on Saturday September 9. West Yorkshire Fire Service (WYFRS) has…
24 Aug 2017
A review of fire safety in buildings across Calderdale is underway, and local people are being asked to contribute by sharing their views. Calderdale Council called for the local review…
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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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