Post Tagged with: “West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue”

Couple lucky to escape house fire in Burmantofts, Leeds

Sutherland Terrace, Burmantofts

By Mike Berriman A couple had to evacuate their home in Burmantofts last night after their house – which was not fitted with smoke detectors – caught fire in the early hours of this morning.

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Call for fire vigilance

House fire. Image from Wikimedia Commons.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service have called for vigilance among neighbours of elderly people, following a spate of five deaths.

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UPDATE: 15 cars damaged in Bradford fire

Priestman St in Bradford. Image copyright Google Streetview.

A fire has damaged 15 cars in a north Bradford garage yesterday. The fire, at BM Ltd on Priestman Street – a BMW spares company – collapsed the roof of the single storey building.

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Young girl hospitalised after Cross Flatts fire

Young girl hospitalised after Cross Flatts fire

The fire took place on Mafeking Grove, Cross Flatts by Elizabeth Archer A little girl was rushed to hospital with burns to her legs after a house fire in Cross Flatts this morning. The fire broke out in an attic bedroom on Mafeking Grove and Hunslet fire crews attended the scene after being called at 5.03am. The child was taken to […]

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UPDATED VIDEO :Baby girl and puppy rescued from Gipton house blaze

UPDATED VIDEO :Baby girl and puppy rescued from Gipton house blaze

A family, including an 11 month old baby, escaped a house blaze yesterday after a chip pan caught fire while they slept. Dad David Parker, 56, was knocked out by the smoke as he dozed in the living room after cooking fish and chips in the kitchen at around 1am. Daughter Emma Parker, 18, was upstairs asleep when she woke […]

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Arson attack damages listed school building in Wortley

Arson attack damages listed school building in Wortley

by Elizabeth Archer An arson attack on a derelict school in Leeds has caused extensive damage after flames spread throughout the listed building. Police are appealing for witnesses after the offenders broke into the old Upper Wortley Primary School building, on Ashley Road, on Saturday evening around 6pm.

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New £1.4m fire station in Rothwell logs 180 incidents since going live

New £1.4m fire station in Rothwell logs 180 incidents since going live

by Lisa Bradley A new £1.4m fire station was opened in Rothwell yesterday. The Deputy Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Michael Fox, was guest of honour at the event and called the new £1.4m facility “fantastic”.

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