16 Jan 2017
Two refuse workers and a dad-to-be have been hailed heroes for their brave actions in helping rescue two people from a flat fire in Carr Street, Birstall, last Tuesday (10/01/17)….
12 Jan 2017
West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (WYFRS) has secured another Primary Authority Scheme (PAS) partner, once again from the banking world! TSB are the latest to sign up to the…
11 Jan 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has been responding to incidents throughout the day as a result of the strong winds across the county. This is the latest update…
11 Jan 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has received a steady stream of wind related 999 calls since 3am this morning (January 11). The latest update is that our Control…
03 Jan 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is delighted that recently retired colleague and friend, Dr Brian Ward, has been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the…
22 Dec 2016
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has formed a new Primary Authority Scheme (PAS) partnership with the Leeds Jewish Housing Association (LJHA). A signing event took place on Wednesday…
21 Dec 2016
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is delivering a stark warning about the dangers of storing batteries incorrectly after dramatic footage shows a battery explode in a man’s pocket….
20 Dec 2016
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Youth Intervention Team has received a top accolade for its pioneering work with partners to improve the lives of young people. The team won…
20 Dec 2016
George and Jean Mawe recently had a visit from Dewsbury Fire Station’s White Watch for a festive Home Fire Safety Check! George and Jean are…
16 Dec 2016
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority has approved a period of public and staff consultation on proposed changes to emergency cover. Assistant Chief Fire Officer Steve Rhodes presented the proposals…
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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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