Yorkshire Firefighters

RTS Yorkshire Talks - James Knight, Yorkshire Firefighters

With Wise Owl film crews embedded within the fire service watches, Yorkshire Firefighters offers an in depth exploration of the critical work of this service. But it’s more than that – this is about the people behind the visors, the diverse range of characters in each watch who are like a family to each other as they fight fires, support other emergency services, and provide vital community support.

All filmed during covid, Series Producer, James Knight explains the practicalities involved in the making of this enthralling series.

BBC Two goes on the frontline with Yorkshire Firefighters

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The four-part series will take viewers onto the frontline with the men and women of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has 900 firefighters who often put themselves in life-threatening situations to serve and help a population of more than two million people. 

Filmed using the latest technology, viewers will get an in-depth insight into real life emergencies and unprecedented access to the men and women keeping their communities safe during the pandemic.