West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service


West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Infobox UK Fire and Rescue
name= West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
area= West Yorkshire
start= 1974
population= 2,000,000
size= 800 miles²
staff= 1,915
BM= Phil Toase
stations= 48
HQ= Birkenshaw, Bradford
FA= West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority






web= [http://www.westyorksfire.gov.uk West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service]

The West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is the county-wide, statutory emergency fire and rescue service for the Metropolitan county of West Yorkshire, England. It is administered by a joint authority of 22 people who are appointed annually from the five Metropolitan Boroughs of West Yorkshire, known as the "Fire and Rescue Authority".

West Yorkshire covers an area of approximately 800 square miles which includes remote moorland, rural villages, large towns and cities as well as Leeds Bradford International Airport. [ [http://www.westyorksfire.gov.uk/new/aboutUs/au_general.htm About Us] , West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service Website. URL accessed December 11, 2006.] The fire and rescue service's headquarters is located at Oakroyd Hall, Bradford Road, Birkenshaw, Bradford.

Fire stations

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service operates 48 fire stations, of which 32 are crewed day and night (wholetime), two are day crewed (Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 18:00) and the remainder are crewed by retained firefighters who live near to their fire station and can arrive there within five minutes of a call being received.

West Yorkshire Wholetime

*Leeds
*Cookridge
*Garforth
*Gipton
*Hunslet
*Moortown
*Morley
*Stanks
*Wetherby
*Stanningley

*Bradford
*Fairweather Green
*Idle
*Keighley
*Odsal
*Rawdon
*Shipley
*Huddersfield
*Brighouse
*Cleckheaton

*Elland
*Halifax
*Illingworth
*Wakefield
*Batley
*Castleford
*Dewsbury
*Ossett
*Pontefract
*Rothwell

*South Elmsall

Day Crewed

*Knottingley
*Todmorden

Retained

*Haworth
*Ilkley
*Otley
*Silsden
*Holmfirth
*Marsden
*Meltham
*Mytholmroyd
*Skelmanthorpe
*Slaithwaite
*Featherstone
*Hemsworth
*Mirfield
*Normanton

ee also

*Fire service in the United Kingdom

References

External links

* [http://www.westyorksfire.gov.uk Official website]


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