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  • 12 Dec 2019

    Singing firefighter spreads seasonal safety message

    A firefighter for West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is showing off his impressive vocal talents with a twist on a classic Christmas song – to try and keep…

  • 17 Jun 2019

    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 2019

    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…

  • 13 Oct 2017

    Fire Authority invests half a million pounds in flood response equipment

      West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) has invested over £500,000 in new power boats, flood response vehicles and protective kit to enhance West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s…

  • 06 Sep 2017

    Investigations continue following fatality

    Fire crews were called to Old Bank Fold,  Moldgreen, Huddersfield at 03.11 hrs on September 4. This was a ground floor fire in a terraced house. Smoke alarms were fitted…

  • 28 Jul 2015

    Rastrick Fire Station officially opened

    The new Rastrick Fire Station officially opened today when dignitaries gathered to celebrate its launch. Deputy Lieutenant of West Yorkshire Virginia Lloyd was guest of honour for the formalities and…

  • 16 Jul 2015

    ‘Cold Water Kills’ film reveals deadly dangers of swimming in reservoirs

    Since 2010 there have been around 20 deaths and 346 emergency rescues in the region’s waters A film that exposes the life threatening risks of swimming in reservoirs has been…

  • 06 Mar 2015

    Rastrick Update

    The station is entering its final phase and there is a vast amount of activity on site. Works have progressed and finishing trades, such as decoration and floor finishes have…

  • 04 Feb 2015

    Rastrick Update

    The building is now looking like a fire station!  The new training tower can be seen in the background and the engine bay doors are now fitted to the front…

  • 15 Jan 2015

    Rastrick Update

    There is now a great deal of activity on the site, following the Christmas break. Internally the plastering and painting has begun, floor coverings are been applied to some areas…