21 Jul 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has released images to reassure high rise residents that serious fires are often contained to the flat that they start in. WYFRS was…
12 Jul 2017
Daisy the calf was ‘moooooved’ by firefighters this morning after getting into a scrape in Holmfirth, Kirklees. The four month older Belgian Blue female calf was feeling…
04 Jul 2017
On July 8, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will once again be hosting the fantastic Emergency Services Show at its headquarters in Birkenshaw. The show brings together the…
04 Jul 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is issuing advice on the use and storage of petrol in homes and gardens after a shed was destroyed by a petrol vapour explosion….
27 Jun 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) would like to remind private landlords of high-rise buildings of the steps they should now be taking following the Grenfell Tower…
26 Jun 2017
Firefighters and support staff from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) have been recognised for their long service and dedication. Twelve operational staff were awarded the Fire Brigade Long…
26 Jun 2017
Business managers and senior staff from schools across the county attended an ‘Evacuation-Invacuation-Lockdown’ seminar and workshop, which was hosted by West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS). The event was…
21 Jun 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) joined forces with Yorkshire Water today to give a safety message at Warley Moor Reservoir (Halifax Sailing Club). Despite the…
20 Jun 2017
The new Shipley Fire Station was officially opened yesterday (Monday, June 19), by Chair of the Fire Authority, Councillor Judith Hughes, who also took the opportunity to pay tribute to…
15 Jun 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is issuing advice and reassurance to people living in high-rise buildings, following the tragic fire in Grenfell Tower in London yesterday (June 14)….
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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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