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Communications and Media Section

Our Communications and Media section consists of a Communications and Media Officer who is responsible for internal and external communications and media relations.

Communications and Media Officer
North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service Headquarters
Thurston Road
T: 01609 788572
Switchboard: 01609 780150

Please note that the Comms and Media section is only available during office hours. For enquiries outside of office hours please phone our switchboard on the number above.

Non-media enquiries, including those about fire safety advertising, should be directed to our switchboard, at all times, on 01609 780150 so they can be passed to the appropriate department.

If you wish to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act please complete the relevant form or email

Please be aware that North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service don't sell advertising, so if you're contacted by someone claiming to be selling advertising on our behalf, it's a scam and should be reported to Trading Standards or the police.

Incident information

Incident information can be found on twitter (@NorthYorksFire) and also in breaking news.

Press Registration Form

Please note we add the majority of our press releases to the 'Press Releases' section of this website. If you are a member of the media and would like to register with us to receive the latest press releases and information, then please complete this form.

Breaking news Rss
  • Tue 20 Mar
    Incident Summary - Day shift Tuesday 20th March
  • Tue 20 Mar
    Incident Summary Night Shift Monday 19th March 2018
  • Mon 19 Mar
    Incident Summary Day shift Monday 19th March
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