16 Mar 2018
Christina Nugent applied to become a firefighter 10 years ago and hasn’t looked back since – in fact the mum-of-two wishes she had done it sooner! Christina is now 51-years-old…
08 Mar 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is celebrating International Women’s Day and calling on more females to join our service. The bid comes as we champion the steps that…
07 Mar 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is delighted that a recent initiative to have throwlines installed along the River Aire has saved a life during the recent biting weather!…
06 Mar 2018
Following last year’s phenomenal response from people applying to become a firefighter, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will be opening the application window again this week. This year,…
02 Mar 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) would like to remind the public to take extra care if they are out and about enjoying the snow this weekend. The…
28 Feb 2018
Yorkshire Water has received some reports of pipes freezing during the current cold snap and has issued advice on what you can do. The cold snaps can cause water in supply…
27 Feb 2018
As ‘The Beast from the East’ continues to cause disruption across the UK, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to remind everyone to stay safe during what promises to…
26 Feb 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) and Together Housing are warning of the dangers of electrical fires, with the launch of six new fire safety videos they hope will…
16 Feb 2018
Councillors have agreed a small increase in the charge for fire and rescue services in West Yorkshire. The precept rise, which equates to 3.5p extra per week for the average…
14 Feb 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has invested in a drone to give a bird’s eye view of incidents, which will help firefighters and officers when tackling large blazes….
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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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