Report of 1 male in the River Aire. Caller to Fire Service had thrown a rope/cable to the male and male was holding onto the rope. Water Rescue Crews attended and rescued the male who was then transported to hospital by ambulance.

Call received from an adult female who had fallen down a cliff edge into the River Wharfe

The caller stated she had a broken arm and was unable to get out of the water.  Fire control operator remained on the line reassuring the caller until fire crews arrived the incident.

Reports received of a female in difficulty in water near the Centenary Bridge in Leeds.  Throw lines used by a member of public on scene but female was unable to exit the water unaided.

Crews from the fire service arrived and successfully rescued 1 female casualty from the water, conscious and breathing, using a rescue sled.  Casualty was then placed in the care of Yorkshire Ambulance Service. 

We were called to a report for a concern for safety at 17.30 today (16 July) in relation to a person in the water at Ardsley Reservoir off Haigh Moor Road.

Emergency services are currently at the scene and a search is underway.


Flood warnings are in place. We're working with partners monitoring & responding to the situation.

Crews and firefighters from across West Yorkshire are busy dealing with flooding & weather incidents.

Please remain alert. 

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