27 May 2016
As part of the national Fire Kills campaign, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is reminding sailing enthusiasts to take care when out on the waves and waterways this…
26 May 2016
The Fire Service is offering advice to the public after an overheated laptop on a bed started a house fire in the Paddock area of Huddersfield. The fire started in…
19 May 2016
More than 80 teenagers from schools around West Yorkshire have celebrated graduating from the Young Firefighters scheme. The young people attended a formal graduation ceremony at West Yorkshire Fire and…
17 May 2016
A partnership between West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) and Asda has been selected to be a finalist at the National Primary Authority Awards to be held in London…
17 May 2016
Firefighters remain on Ilkley Moor this morning ensuring that the wildfire which started yesterday is completely extinguished. Our Control Room received a call at 15.53 hrs yesterday (16/05/16) to the…
13 May 2016
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is delighted to announce the start of construction of the new Shipley Fire Station on Valley Road, Bradford. A sod-cutting event took place…
12 May 2016
Over 50 operational firefighters and officers have been awarded by West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) for their professionalism in their response to the Boxing Day floods of 2015….
10 May 2016
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is highlighting the dangers of storing rechargeable batteries alongside metal items after this sparked a fire in Wakefield. A young man was taken…
05 May 2016
A family has had a lucky escape today after a substantial fire took hold in their home in Highthorne Grove, Armley, this morning. The fire has completely destroyed the third…
03 May 2016
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) hopes to raise home fire safety awareness among the deaf community. Our new video is being launched to coincide with national Deaf Awareness…
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Odsal Fire Station, built in 1965, is situated to the south of Bradford and serves an area with a wide diversity of people and risks. There is a population of 98,944 and the area incorporates 39,582 dwellings. Odsal has one fire appliance, one prime mover vehicle which can carry a demountable specialist support unit and a Logistics Support Vehicle. The team is made up of a station commander and 24 firefighters.
Odsal personnel are committed to improving the service provided to the local community and the people of West Yorkshire. The service is enhanced by providing continuing training, improved communications and better inter-agency co-ordination. Co-operation is encouraged between key partners to make West Yorkshire safer. The development of close working relationships with these partners and agencies enable Odsal personnel to better serve and protect the people, homes and businesses of Odsal and West Yorkshire. These partnerships allow the identification of people at risk and the most vulnerable members of society. The correct support and assistance can then be provided by ensuring relevant information is available to those agencies that can provide the greatest help and assistance.
The community fire safety strategy aims to reduce the number of fires which will save lives and improve the environment. Home fire safety policies allow the opportunity to provide free smoke detectors. Odsal personnel constantly look at ways to reach those most in need and strive to achieve the ultimate goal of protection for every domestic property in West Yorkshire.
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