18 Apr 2019
The latest group of new recruits have celebrated passing their training with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) with a special graduation ceremony today. The event at West Yorkshire…
05 Apr 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (WYFRA) has released its three year forward plan, called Your Fire and Rescue Service 2019-2022. The brochure sets out our priorities, our finances and…
04 Apr 2019
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s search and rescue dog Jessie is continuing her steps towards becoming fully qualified by attending a training session with other search dogs from across…
03 Apr 2019
Students from across West Yorkshire are taking part in a work experience week with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS). The 25 students are aged between 16 and 18-years-old…
28 Mar 2019
The ‘Cookridge Crumpets’ Women’s Institute (WI) has raised funds for the life-saving equipment, now attached to the side of the fire station, so it can be used by the community…
08 Mar 2019
Female firefighters at West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) are inspiring the next generation to learn that the fire service is a career for everyone, not just boys –…
27 Feb 2019
Following a large fire on Marsden Moor yesterday (26th February) West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are reminding the public of some important safety tips. Several crews, along with colleagues…
27 Feb 2019
Crews were called to reports of a fire on Marsden Moor at 19.51hrs on Tuesday evening (26th February). Appliances attended from Slaithwaite, Huddersfield, Todmorden, Meltham, Chadderton (from Manchester Fire and…
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…
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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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