25 Feb 2021
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 2.5p per week or £1.31 per…
30 Oct 2020
Filming for the new documentary has begun with cameras following firefighters to a range of emergencies across the region – look out for them in a street near you! The…
14 Oct 2020
The Fire Service is reminding people of the devastating affect burns can have ahead of this year’s Bonfire period. Today marks the annual Burns Awareness Day led by the Children’s…
07 Oct 2020
A five-year-old from Keighley has been praised by West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) after she raised the alarm when a fire broke out in her Grandma and Grandad’s…
05 Oct 2020
With one month to go until November 5, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has launched its annual bonfire safety awareness campaign. Whilst the Service would normally be planning…
18 Sep 2020
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) has today given the go ahead to relocate the fire station in Hightown Road, Cleckheaton, to the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service…
25 Aug 2020
The latest group of new recruits at West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) have celebrated passing their training with a special, albeit slightly different, graduation ceremony at Headquarters in…
13 Aug 2020
Young people in West Yorkshire have been able to look to a bright future during lockdown thanks to the fast and flexible work of the Youth Intervention team at West…
31 Jul 2020
Emergency services across West Yorkshire have shown their rainbow colours this week, with the Pride flag travelling around key county locations to mark what would have been the beginning of…
25 Jun 2020
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) has today given the go ahead for an eight week period of consultation over proposals to relocate the fire station in Hightown Road,…
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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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