06 Mar 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is pledging to #BeBoldforChange this International Women’s Day (IWD), which takes place each year on 8 March. This worldwide event champions women’s achievements –…
01 Mar 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) have now opened their applications for full time firefighters. Applications are open from March 1 until April 9 and it is expected that…
21 Feb 2017
Councillors have agreed a small increase in the charge for fire and rescue services in West Yorkshire. The precept will rise by 1.99 per cent, which equates to around 2p…
08 Feb 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is searching for people to support their community by becoming an on-call firefighter. Fire stations in some of West Yorkshire’s more rural communities, towns…
07 Feb 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is changing the way it delivers home visits in a bid to help keep the most vulnerable people in our communities safe. Today…
31 Jan 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has launched a major recruitment campaign to find the next generation of full-time firefighters. It is eight years since WYFRS employed new full-time (also…
30 Jan 2017
The mission to Clean Up Calderdale continues as the Fire Service supports Council teams taking to Elland for the latest in a series of clean up events. From Wednesday 1…
27 Jan 2017
Chinese New Year celebrations start this Saturday (January 28) and typically continue for around two weeks. The New Year represents a major event in the Chinese calendar which brings families…
26 Jan 2017
Fire crews attended a fire at a terraced property in Hudswell Street, Wakefield, after our Control Room was alerted at 22.34 hrs on the evening of January 18. Firefighters from…
16 Jan 2017
Two refuse workers and a dad-to-be have been hailed heroes for their brave actions in helping rescue two people from a flat fire in Carr Street, Birstall, last Tuesday (10/01/17)….
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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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