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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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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