22 Feb 2019
The fire service welcomes the installation of sprinklers in high-rise blocks across Leeds. Leeds City Council has committed to the installation of sprinklers in 37 of their blocks, which is a clear…
21 Feb 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority has today (Thursday, February 21) approved a 2.99% increase to the precept. This will result in a band D property paying £64.59 in their…
20 Feb 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is urging private sector landlords and letting agents to always abide by the law and install smoke alarms on every storey of their…
14 Feb 2019
An on-call firefighter might be dashing away from his candlelit meal this February 14th – but his wife understands it’s all for the love of his community! Adrian Valentine –…
08 Feb 2019
A business owner is encouraging other people to train up as an on-call firefighter to help protect their local communities in West Yorkshire. Callum White owns a fitness studio near…
04 Feb 2019
Scientists present their work at the UK Association of Fire Investigators conference New research carried out by forensic scientists at Anglia Ruskin University has shown that commonly-used emollients can pose…
29 Jan 2019
A firefighter is encouraging others to train up as on-call firefighters, who play a vital role in their local communities. Danielle Whitham lives within five minutes of her local fire…
25 Jan 2019
Chief Fire Officer John Roberts presented Huddersfield and Kirklees district personnel with a Chief Fire Officer’s Letter of Appreciation in recognition of their efforts in raising an accumulative total of…
25 Jan 2019
Yorkshire Cancer Research has teamed up with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) to help people across the region quit smoking. Firefighters carrying out home visits will receive video…
14 Jan 2019
Since starting in April 2017 the new Safe and Well home visit programme has reached out to 24,062 people whose lifestyle factors or demographic puts them at higher risk of…
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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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