09 Dec 2016
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is reminding people to review the messages in our Winter safety campaign for older people, called Cherished. The reminder comes after two separate…
08 Dec 2016
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) have once again launched their ‘Countdown to Christmas’ social media campaign. Decorations, lights, candles and heaters are but a few of the hazards…
01 Dec 2016
It’s one month since West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service re-launched its Cherished Campaign calling on the people to pledge to look out for older people who may be vulnerable…
01 Dec 2016
Dewsbury firefighters have joined forces with NHS staff at Dewsbury and District Hospital in support of the Cherished Campaign. The Cherished Campaign was re-launched exactly one month ago (November 1)…
29 Nov 2016
For the second year running West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) are working together with Radio Aire to support the largest annual Christmas toy appeal in the UK, Mission…
28 Nov 2016
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is supporting The National Police Chiefs’ Council’s (NPCC) Counter Terrorism Awareness Week 2016 which takes place from Monday 28th November to Sunday 4th…
21 Nov 2016
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is supporting the national Electrical Fire Safety Week (Nov 21-27) led by the Government’s Fire Kills campaign in partnership with charity Electrical Safety…
21 Nov 2016
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is taking part in the UK’s biggest road safety event, Road Safety Week (21-27 November), coordinated by Brake, the road safety charity. This…
17 Nov 2016
Fire Service chiefs are concerned following a recent string of blazes involving derelict or unoccupied buildings across the Kirklees district. The latest fire, at Newsome Mills in Huddersfield, has prompted…
10 Nov 2016
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will be marking Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday both at home and abroad. The official service for WYFRS will be held at Fire…
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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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