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…
08 Mar 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is celebrating International Women’s Day and calling on more females to join our service. The bid comes as we champion the steps that…
07 Mar 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is delighted that a recent initiative to have throwlines installed along the River Aire has saved a life during the recent biting weather!…
06 Mar 2018
Following last year’s phenomenal response from people applying to become a firefighter, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will be opening the application window again this week. This year,…
02 Mar 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) would like to remind the public to take extra care if they are out and about enjoying the snow this weekend. The…
28 Feb 2018
Yorkshire Water has received some reports of pipes freezing during the current cold snap and has issued advice on what you can do. The cold snaps can cause water in supply…
27 Feb 2018
As ‘The Beast from the East’ continues to cause disruption across the UK, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to remind everyone to stay safe during what promises to…
26 Feb 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) and Together Housing are warning of the dangers of electrical fires, with the launch of six new fire safety videos they hope will…
16 Feb 2018
Councillors have agreed a small increase in the charge for fire and rescue services in West Yorkshire. The precept rise, which equates to 3.5p extra per week for the average…
14 Feb 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has invested in a drone to give a bird’s eye view of incidents, which will help firefighters and officers when tackling large blazes….
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Silsden Fire Station was built in 1973 and has one firefighting appliance. It is managed by a station commander, who is also responsible for Keighley Fire Station, a watch commander, who mans the station through the day, and is staffed by retained firefighters who operate the ‘on call’ retained duty system. The station borders with North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and works closely with the other retained stations, Ilkley and Otley, that provide cover through the Worth Valley, and are proactive in training with the other surrounding whole time stations, in readiness to respond to incidents outside of the station area.
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