06 Nov 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) would like to thank everyone for what was on the whole, an enjoyable bonfire weekend. However, the weekend’s festivities were hampered by the…
05 Nov 2017
Halifax MP Holly Lynch, Bradford MP Judith Cummins and Chair of the Fire Authority Councillor Judith Hughes joined West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service(WYFRS) crews last night to experience life…
02 Nov 2017
Fire Chiefs re-iterate their message not to attack firefighters after yet another incident where crews faced unacceptable behaviour in Halifax. Crews from Halifax Fire Station attended a fire in the…
02 Nov 2017
Firefighter Sarah Dunn and emergency control operator Kirsty Moroney will be flying the flag for West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) at the Women’s Rugby League World Cup in…
01 Nov 2017
Firefighters from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) endured an evening of being attacked by fireworks and stones this Halloween. Throughout the evening crews came under attack on six…
01 Nov 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is yet again hosting its popular Bonfire and Fireworks Extravaganza! This years spectacular event will be held this Friday (3rd of November) at…
26 Oct 2017
West Yorkshire Police is asking the public to make sure Hallowe’en is a treat for all as they gear up for one of their busiest nights of the year. Officers…
25 Oct 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is launching a campaign against attacks on firefighters after seeing a spike in violent incidents towards crews in the last year. The campaign,…
23 Oct 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is gearing up for its busiest time of the year as the bonfire season approaches! Firefighters…
17 Oct 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has teamed up with medical burns specialists at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield to highlight the devastating effects of burn injuries. In the last…
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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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