09 Jul 2018
A partnership between West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service and Together Housing Group has won a prestigious national award. The two organisations were commended for their joint work in communicating…
09 Jul 2018
Six fire engines from across West Yorkshire remain at Catstones Moor, Keighley Road, Cullingworth this morning (July 9). Around 35 firefighters are extinguishing any remaining pockets of fire as they flare…
06 Jul 2018
On July 14, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will once again be hosting the Emergency Services Show at its headquarters in Birkenshaw. The show brings together the county’s…
05 Jul 2018
At 14:11 yesterday (July 4), over 70 firefighters from across the brigade were called out to a large fire at a plastic moulding factory on Sherwood Road, Brighouse. Firefighters were…
02 Jul 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has been dealing with an high number of grass fires which is unprecedented in recent years. In the last four days (since last…
29 Jun 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) attended an incident in Bradford yesterday (June 28) after a discarded disposable BBQ caused a devastating fire. At 22:56 hrs fire engines from…
29 Jun 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is issuing a weather related water warning following an incident in Ilkley on Tuesday evening where two young girls got into difficulty in…
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…
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Wetherby Fire Station, built in 1957, is situated in the centre of the small market town and houses one operational fire appliance that is staffed on the day crew system. The team is made up of a station commander (who also manages Killingbeck) and 14 operational firefighters who work a day crewed/close call shift pattern. Firefighters are on station through the day and then provide cover from home on evenings with all staff living within close proximity to the station, providing 24 hour cover, 365 days a year.
The station area has a boundary with North Yorkshire and crews regularly attend incidents with the neighbouring Fire and Rescue Service.
Due to the close proximity of the A1(M) motorway, Wetherby attend a high number of road traffic collisions and are highly skilled in the extrication techniques needed at this type of incident.
Wetherby personnel remain committed to preventing fires, protecting people and property, responding to emergencies and helping the people of West Yorkshire.
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