18 Jun 2019
On Saturday 13th July West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) will be welcoming back the Emergency Services Show at our headquarters in Birkenshaw, from 11.30am – 4.30pm. The fantastic…
17 Jun 2019
Operational firefighters and fire and rescue service staff have been honoured for their dedication to West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) at our Long Service Awards. A ceremony took…
14 Jun 2019
Firefighters are urging the public to remember to ask for the fire service alongside paramedics if they see someone in trouble in water. Crews are reporting that precious minutes are…
14 Jun 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is pleased to announce that construction has begun on the new Wakefield Fire Station, located on Brunswick Street. The £2.9 million project will…
12 Jun 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is extending thanks to two men who helped crews in a water rescue in Leeds yesterday morning (11.06.19). Hayden Harris, a passenger in…
10 Jun 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are pleased to welcome inspectors from HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) this week. Fire and Rescue Services around the…
05 Jun 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and West Yorkshire Police are launching the ‘999 Community Volunteers’ scheme during National Volunteers’ Week, 1st – 7th June 2019. This is a new…
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…
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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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