31 Jul 2015
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
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
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
These photographs show the current progress of the new station being built at Carlton Lane.
24 Jul 2015
These photographs show the current progress of construction of the new fire station at Killingbeck.
17 Jul 2015
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
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
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
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
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.
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