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    Moorland Wildfire

    Be Moor Aware of wildfire and how you can help to protect our moorland & countryside.


  • Support YOUR community, become an on-call firefighter!

    Your community needs you!

    Business owner Callum encourages others to sign up to protect their communities! Read more here.

    We are looking for on-call firefighters in 10 of our stations across West Yorkshire.

    To apply go to

  • Fire Service forward plan released

    The brochure sets out our priorities, our finances and resourcing. you can view it online here. 

  • Using emollient products safely

    Products can be a fire risk

    Please read our advice on how to use these skin products safely here.



  • Work starts on new Wakefield Fire Station

    Building is underway to make improvements to the facilities

    The £2.9 million project will see the existing fire station demolished and a smaller fit for purpose replacement with lower running costs.

    Read more here 



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  • News Articles

  • 02 Jul

    Bradford brings in BBQ ban on moorland

      Bradford Council has brought in a new Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) which bans barbeques, fires, sky lanterns, fireworks and other dangerous items from moorland across the district. The…

  • 28 Jun

    Fire Authority Appoints New Chair

    Dewsbury West Councillor Darren O’Donovan is the new leader of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA). Cllr O’Donovan succeeds Judith Hughes, who announced she would not be standing for…

  • 25 Jun

    Otley on-call firefighter celebrates 20 years service

    An on-call firefighter has been rewarded for his dedication after spending 20 years protecting his local community. James Utley (pictured below, right with the Lord Lieutenant) has now worked at…

  • 18 Jun

    Emergency Services Show comes back for 2019!

    On Saturday 13th July West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will be welcoming back the Emergency Services Show at our headquarters in Birkenshaw, from 11.30am – 4.30pm. The fantastic…

  • 17 Jun

    Committed staff recognised at our Long Service Awards

    Operational firefighters and fire and rescue service staff have been honoured for their dedication to West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) at our Long Service Awards. A ceremony took…

  • 14 Jun

    Water rescue? Call Fire and Rescue!

    Firefighters are urging the public to remember to ask for the fire service alongside paramedics if they see someone in trouble in water. Crews are reporting that precious minutes are…