09 Jul 2018
A partnership between West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service and Together Housing Group has won a prestigious national award. The two organisations were commended for their joint work in communicating…
09 Jul 2018
Six fire engines from across West Yorkshire remain at Catstones Moor, Keighley Road, Cullingworth this morning (July 9). Around 35 firefighters are extinguishing any remaining pockets of fire as they flare…
06 Jul 2018
On July 14, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will once again be hosting the Emergency Services Show at its headquarters in Birkenshaw. The show brings together the county’s…
05 Jul 2018
At 14:11 yesterday (July 4), over 70 firefighters from across the brigade were called out to a large fire at a plastic moulding factory on Sherwood Road, Brighouse. Firefighters were…
02 Jul 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has been dealing with an high number of grass fires which is unprecedented in recent years. In the last four days (since last…
29 Jun 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) attended an incident in Bradford yesterday (June 28) after a discarded disposable BBQ caused a devastating fire. At 22:56 hrs fire engines from…
29 Jun 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is issuing a weather related water warning following an incident in Ilkley on Tuesday evening where two young girls got into difficulty in…
19 Jun 2018
Firefighters and support staff at West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) have been commended for their hard work and dedication at the brigades Long Service Awards. Nineteen operational…
01 Jun 2018
Stefan Taylor, who is a Firefighter on Dewsbury Fire Station’s Blue Watch, was on holiday with his young family when a near tragedy happened when a three year old boy…
21 May 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Youth Intervention Team were incredibly proud to support 30 ‘young firefighters’ at their pass out parade at Wakefield Fire Station on Thursday evening (May…
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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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