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…
17 Jun 2019
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
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…
14 Jun 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is pleased to announce that construction has begun on the new Wakefield Fire Station, located on Brunswick Street. The £2.9 million project will…
12 Jun 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is extending thanks to two men who helped crews in a water rescue in Leeds yesterday morning (11.06.19). Hayden Harris, a passenger in…
10 Jun 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are pleased to welcome inspectors from HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) this week. Fire and Rescue Services around the…
05 Jun 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and West Yorkshire Police are launching the ‘999 Community Volunteers’ scheme during National Volunteers’ Week, 1st – 7th June 2019. This is a new…
20 May 2019
Bradford Council is looking to bring in a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) which bans barbeques, fires, Chinese lanterns, fireworks and other dangerous items from moorland in the district. The…
13 May 2019
Firefighters attended a house fire in Canford Road, Allerton, after an emergency call was received at 15.56 hrs on Friday May 10th. Crews from Bingley, Odsal and Stanningley attended the…
08 May 2019
The Chair of the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority, Councillor Judith Hughes has yesterday stepped down from the Fire Authority. The Kirklees councillor has decided not to stand for…
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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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