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….
07 Feb 2018
Fifteen fire engines have been at a large scale fire at Moulds Patterns and Models on Kent Road in Pudsey overnight. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service received a…
02 Feb 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is preparing to mark one of the most tragic fire disasters in British history, in which 17 girls and young women perished….
25 Jan 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is reminding homeowners of the potential dangers of candles and tea lights, following a serious fire in St Leonards Road, Girlington, Bradford in…
19 Jan 2018
With just over two months left before applications open to join West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS), would-be recruits are being urged to get #FirefighterFit! Last year was the…
09 Jan 2018
Firefighters who were called to deal with a rubbish fire on a green area in Warrenton Place, Bradford, yesterday evening, had a glass bottle thrown at them and a brick…
19 Dec 2017
Fire crews were called to a property in Smith Crescent, Rastrick, Brighouse, at 19.30 hrs on December 18. Fire engines from Rastrick and Huddersfield attended. A fire at the property…
19 Dec 2017
Fire investigation officers have visited Rebecca Street in Bradford today following a major mill fire overnight. The fire is believed to have been started deliberately. Crews were called to the…
19 Dec 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is saddened to confirm that a man has died following a house fire in Baildon overnight. Fire crews were called to an address in…
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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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