01 Oct 2018
Firefighters dealt with a fire at Cottingley Towers, Leeds, this morning after a blaze broke out on the 20th floor. The fire was extinguished in the flat of origin and…
21 Sep 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) has today approved a 12 week period of consultation to gather public opinion about how the service operates, and what is most important…
13 Sep 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, Yorkshire Ambulance Service, West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner are delighted that the Protect the Protectors bill has received royal…
30 Aug 2018
Yorkshire’s emergency services have come together in a bold and brave body art installation, celebrating the incredible human body, in aid of Organ Donation Week next week (3 – 9th…
02 Aug 2018
‘Fire doesn’t discriminate and neither do we’ are the words embossed on the lockers of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s (WYFRS) newly customised fire engine, unveiled today (02/08) at…
01 Aug 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are urging parents to keep matches and lighters out of the reach of children after a young child accidentally started a fire in the…
27 Jul 2018
At the Full Authority Meeting of June 29 Councillor Judith Hughes was re-appointed as the Chair of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) for the 2018-19 year. The Almondbury…
23 Jul 2018
WYFRS has been working with our partners in the health and care sectors to raise awareness amongst patients, carers and health professionals about the dangers associated with the regular use…
19 Jul 2018
Following a landmark court case West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is calling on landlords and letting agencies to open their eyes to the risk of not having working…
18 Jul 2018
The letting agent responsible for a property in Huddersfield which caught fire and killed two young boys has been jailed for 12 months for failing to fit smoke alarms to…
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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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