External view of Odsal fire station
01274 677916
Huddersfield Road
OS Grid Ref.
415791 429562


  • 31 Jul 2015

    Teddy Bear Fire Service Parachute Jump!

    The Rotary Club of Wakefield has enlisted Wakefield Green Watch to help with a charity fundraising event for three children’s hospices – Huddersfield’s Forget Me Not facility, Bluebell Wood near…

  • 29 Jul 2015

    Call for vigilance after five fire-related deaths of elderly people

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) chiefs are concerned following the five recent deaths, all of which followed dwelling fires. The five fatalities all involved people over the age…

  • 28 Jul 2015

    Rastrick Fire Station officially opened

    The new Rastrick Fire Station officially opened today when dignitaries gathered to celebrate its launch. Deputy Lieutenant of West Yorkshire Virginia Lloyd was guest of honour for the formalities and…

  • 24 Jul 2015

    Dewsbury New Build Update

    These photographs show the current progress of the new station being built at Carlton Lane.  

  • 24 Jul 2015

    Killingbeck New Build Update

    These photographs show the current progress of construction of the new fire station at Killingbeck.

  • 17 Jul 2015

    New Rothwell Fire Station impresses!

    The new Rothwell Fire Station was officially opened yesterday at a ceremony attended by dignitaries, fire chiefs and construction bosses. The Deputy Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Michael Fox, was guest…

  • 16 Jul 2015

    ‘Cold Water Kills’ film reveals deadly dangers of swimming in reservoirs

    Since 2010 there have been around 20 deaths and 346 emergency rescues in the region’s waters A film that exposes the life threatening risks of swimming in reservoirs has been…

  • 16 Jul 2015

    Be a happy camper – summer safety tips!

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) hopes everyone can enjoy the great outdoors safely this summer. Whether you’re camping, cooking or exploring, it’s worth taking a moment to check…

  • 09 Jul 2015

    Schools challenge breaks down barriers with emergency services

    The MixMatch School Challenge was held for the second year running at Mixenden Activity Centre yesterday (July 8). Reigning champions, Trinity Academy in Halifax, were determined to defend the trophy…

  • 03 Jul 2015

    Fire Service Says #GayIsOk

    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has backed the #gayisok campaign led by global cosmetics company Lush. The Lush White Rose store has been selling bold golden bars of…

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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.



From To Fires Attended Incidents Attended Special Service Calls False Alarms
01/01/2015 31/03/2015 112 250 23 115
01/07/2014 30/09/2014 224 387 33 130
01/01/2014 31/03/2014 101 269 27 141
01/04/2014 30/06/2014 209 406 24 173
01/10/2014 31/12/2014 146 316 34 136
01/04/2013 30/06/2013 203 388 23 162
01/10/2013 31/12/2013 135 317 27 155
01/01/2013 31/03/2013 113 279 18 148
01/07/2013 30/09/2013 215 431 21 195
01/10/2012 31/12/2012 159 342 20 163
01/01/2012 31/03/2012 146 362 34 182
01/04/2012 30/06/2012 161 338 24 153
01/07/2012 30/09/2012 169 365 25 171
01/10/2011 31/12/2011 181 437 34 222
01/07/2011 30/09/2011 210 462 45 207
01/01/2011 31/03/2011 118 344 30 196
01/04/2011 30/06/2011 239 476 39 198
01/10/2010 31/12/2010 145 401 34 222


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