18 Jun 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…
26 Apr 2019
Fires and BBQs are now banned on open public spaces in Kirklees, in a joined-up effort to tackle dangerous grassland blazes. This tough stances comes after the most recent Marsden…
23 Nov 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) are working together with Radio Aire’s Cash for Kids for the third year running to support the largest annual Christmas toy appeal in…
23 Nov 2015
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is backing Radio Aire’s Cash for Kids ‘Mission Christmas’ campaign, which aims to ensure no child goes without a gift this Christmas. In West…
19 Nov 2015
Cleckheaton Fire Station held their annual Open Day in August and raised a staggering £1,200. The funds raised were split between The Fire Fighters Charity and Radio Aire’s Cash for…
12 Aug 2015
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has organised a community event in response to a spate of arson attacks in the Firthcliffe Estate, which comes under Cleckheaton Fire Station’s…
13 Mar 2015
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is once again supporting the national Fire Sprinkler Week which is in its second year running. Led by the Chief Fire Officers Association…
13 Mar 2015
Lulu the Dachshund caused quite a stir when she disappeared down a rabbit hole in woodland near Billing View, Rawdon on March 11. Technical Rescue Officer Ian Thompson was called…
22 Jan 2015
Stuck in a car on its side, disorientated and afraid, a firefighter’s voice is often the first reassuring human contact a crash casualty receives. But it’s not just a case…
28 Apr 2014
Cleckheaton Fire Station recently hosted a member of the Tasmanian State Emergency Service (SES) in a visit which highlighted the different challenges faced by blue light services in West Yorkshire…
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Cleckheaton Fire Station personnel strive to make Cleckheaton a safer place and reduce overall incidents by maintaining the ability to deal with fire and rescue when required. The area incorporates 19,144 dwellings and a population of 44,599. The Chain Bar roundabout, which falls within the station area, is the hub for the M62, M606, A58 and A62 road networks.
Operational training for firefighters are incorporated into the daily work schedule and ensures a quick, professional, competent and compassionate response to all emergency situations. The team is made up of a station commander and 40 firefighters.
Cleckheaton Fire Station, built in 1952, has some of the most highly skilled firefighters within the country as it is the base for the Technical Rescue Team and New Dimension equipment for Urban Search and Rescue (USAR). This means that Cleckheaton personnel have received additional specialist training to deal with more serious incidents should they be required.
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