03 Apr 2020
Firefighter colleagues from the region’s four fire and rescue services will be joining Yorkshire Ambulance Service to provide additional support during the current coronavirus pandemic. The 48 volunteers (12 from…
01 Apr 2020
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and Calderdale Council are working together to support Calderdale residents who are most at risk from coronavirus (COVID-19). From this week, the most vulnerable…
27 Mar 2020
Firefighters from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will have the opportunity to assist partners in the ambulance service during the Coronavirus pandemic. If required, crews will be able…
23 Mar 2020
Firefighters from across West Yorkshire have been tackling a significant moorland blaze at Deer Hill Reservoir in Marsden today after an emergency call came in just before 12.30pm. The incident…
20 Mar 2020
West Yorkshire Prepared, the region’s Local Resilience Forum (LRF), is today declaring the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as a ‘Major Incident’. The LRF involves numerous agencies and organisations across the region,…
20 Mar 2020
Joint statement from Chief Fire Officer John Roberts and Chair of the Fire Authority Councillor Darren O’Donovan West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to reassure the public that…
21 Feb 2020
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) today agreed a minor precept increase of 1.99%. This equates to an increase in council tax of 2.4 pence per week for a…
31 Jan 2020
Three companies have been ordered to pay fines totalling £670,000 after admitting fire safety failings at a building used for student accommodation in Leeds. Judge Mairs at Leeds Crown Court…
31 Jan 2020
West Yorkshire Prepared, the regional multi-agency partnership of which West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is a key member, had a busy year in 2019 ensuring our communities are…
24 Jan 2020
Sadly on Friday January 17, a man in his 70s, who lived in White Platts Street, Todmorden, died following a fire at his mid-terrace home. Fire crews were called…
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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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