14 Feb 2019
An on-call firefighter might be dashing away from his candlelit meal this February 14th – but his wife understands it’s all for the love of his community! Adrian Valentine –…
08 Feb 2019
A business owner is encouraging other people to train up as an on-call firefighter to help protect their local communities in West Yorkshire. Callum White owns a fitness studio near…
04 Feb 2019
Scientists present their work at the UK Association of Fire Investigators conference New research carried out by forensic scientists at Anglia Ruskin University has shown that commonly-used emollients can pose…
29 Jan 2019
A firefighter is encouraging others to train up as on-call firefighters, who play a vital role in their local communities. Danielle Whitham lives within five minutes of her local fire…
25 Jan 2019
Chief Fire Officer John Roberts presented Huddersfield and Kirklees district personnel with a Chief Fire Officer’s Letter of Appreciation in recognition of their efforts in raising an accumulative total of…
25 Jan 2019
Yorkshire Cancer Research has teamed up with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) to help people across the region quit smoking. Firefighters carrying out home visits will receive video…
14 Jan 2019
Since starting in April 2017 the new Safe and Well home visit programme has reached out to 24,062 people whose lifestyle factors or demographic puts them at higher risk of…
07 Jan 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is conducting investigations into the causes of the fires, which happened on Friday and Saturday, however, all are believed to be accidental. Fire…
21 Dec 2018
A crew from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service have clubbed together to support a family after a devastating fire took hold in their home, killing their beloved pet dog,…
19 Dec 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is welcoming calls from a regulatory body to put clearer warnings on packaging of emollient creams. These creams, lotions and ointments are moisturisers…
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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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