20 May 2019
Bradford Council is looking to bring in a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) which bans barbeques, fires, Chinese lanterns, fireworks and other dangerous items from moorland in the district. The…
13 May 2019
Firefighters attended a house fire in Canford Road, Allerton, after an emergency call was received at 15.56 hrs on Friday May 10th. Crews from Bingley, Odsal and Stanningley attended the…
08 May 2019
The Chair of the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority, Councillor Judith Hughes has yesterday stepped down from the Fire Authority. The Kirklees councillor has decided not to stand for…
30 Apr 2019
Firefighters are reminding the public to be careful around water in West Yorkshire as part of Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Week (April 29th – May 5th). The initiative is…
26 Apr 2019
Fires and BBQs are now banned on open public spaces in Kirklees, in a joined-up effort to tackle dangerous grassland blazes. This tough stances comes after the most recent Marsden…
18 Apr 2019
The latest group of new recruits have celebrated passing their training with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) with a special graduation ceremony today. The event at West Yorkshire…
05 Apr 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) has released its three year forward plan, called Your Fire and Rescue Service 2019-2022. The brochure sets out our priorities, our finances and…
04 Apr 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s search and rescue dog Jessie is continuing her steps towards becoming fully qualified by attending a training session with other search dogs from across…
03 Apr 2019
Students from across West Yorkshire are taking part in a work experience week with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS). The 25 students are aged between 16 and 18-years-old…
28 Mar 2019
The ‘Cookridge Crumpets’ Women’s Institute (WI) has raised funds for the life-saving equipment, now attached to the side of the fire station, so it can be used by the community…
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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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