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…
18 Apr 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is going to give young people the opportunity to get cycling as it launches two Bike Libraries as part of the Welcome to…
11 Apr 2017
A fantastic new initiative – the Dementia Friendly HUB has been launched at Todmorden Fire Station! The HUB was launched by Sergeant Neil Taylor of West Yorkshire Police, who is…
11 Apr 2017
Today, a trio of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue’s staff are making a journey of over 1,600 miles to Montenegro as volunteers with the charity Operation Florian. Operation Florian is…
03 Apr 2017
Today (April 3) West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is taking the first steps to change the way we deliver home safety advice to members of the community. For…
31 Mar 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has signed yet another Primary Authority Scheme (PAS) partnership, this time with The Co-operative Bank. Officers from WYFRS made the trip down the…
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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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