11 Sep 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has now sold the former Haworth Fire Station. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service no longer own the property in Haworth, Keighley and…
08 Sep 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is releasing a new video to encourage student landlords to make sure their premises are fire safe before thousands of young people arrive…
07 Sep 2017
A new book entitled The History of Bradford City Fire Brigade is being released…
06 Sep 2017
Fire crews were called to Old Bank Fold, Moldgreen, Huddersfield at 03.11 hrs on September 4. This was a ground floor fire in a terraced house. Smoke alarms were fitted…
06 Sep 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has teamed up with West Yorkshire Police (WYP) and West Yorkshire Trading Standards (WYTS) to develop our home visits. Training on crime prevention…
05 Sep 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will be providing fire safety advice to Yorkshire Bank thanks to a new partnership scheme. The scheme, also available to other organisations, will…
01 Sep 2017
The Fire Service has joined forces with blue light partners to issue a strong wake-up call to arsonists targeting the former Yorkshire Martyrs Catholic College building in Tong, Bradford, warning…
30 Aug 2017
A former Royal Navy officer died after dropping a cigarette at his Wakefield home which ignited his clothes and left him with severe burns. Neighbours battled to save 86-year-old Eric…
25 Aug 2017
Bradford’s City Hall will be throwing open its doors to the public as part of the national Heritage Open Days on Saturday September 9. West Yorkshire Fire Service (WYFRS) has…
24 Aug 2017
A review of fire safety in buildings across Calderdale is underway, and local people are being asked to contribute by sharing their views. Calderdale Council called for the local review…
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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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