26 May 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) is increasing the rate of pay for its apprentices to be in line with the Living Wage Foundation rate. The Authority currently employs…
18 May 2017
The cause of a flat fire in Savile Road, Halifax, early on the morning of May 5 was smoking related, investigators have found. The Fire Service Control Room received an emergency…
03 May 2017
A 50 kilo sheep, which has been named Dolly, was rescued by firefighters after getting stuck between rocks on moorland north of Todmorden yesterday evening. A small…
24 Apr 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is urging people across the region to ‘#Be Water Aware’ for Water Safety and Drowning Prevention Week (24 -30 April). WYFRS has joined…
21 Apr 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will today (21 April) unveil their new throwline scheme at an event outside the Royal Armouries in Leeds City Centre. Leeds White Watch…
18 Apr 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is going to give young people the opportunity to get cycling as it launches two Bike Libraries as part of the Welcome to…
11 Apr 2017
A fantastic new initiative – the Dementia Friendly HUB has been launched at Todmorden Fire Station! The HUB was launched by Sergeant Neil Taylor of West Yorkshire Police, who is…
11 Apr 2017
Today, a trio of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue’s staff are making a journey of over 1,600 miles to Montenegro as volunteers with the charity Operation Florian. Operation Florian is…
03 Apr 2017
Today (April 3) West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is taking the first steps to change the way we deliver home safety advice to members of the community. For…
31 Mar 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has signed yet another Primary Authority Scheme (PAS) partnership, this time with The Co-operative Bank. Officers from WYFRS made the trip down the…
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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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