06 Dec 2018
In September West Yorkshire Fire Authority released its three year forward plan for public consultation, which comes to a close on Tuesday, December 11th. With just five days left before…
03 Dec 2018
One year on from a serious road traffic collision in Leeds, a man saved from the crash has been reunited with the firefighters who rescued him. Thomas Dulson, 24, was…
22 Nov 2018
Firefighters are reminding the public to take extra care when using candles – after a child was injured in West Yorkshire this week. Crews were called to a house in…
21 Nov 2018
The Fire Service is delighted to have secured over £80,000 funding from the Kirklees New Homes Bonus (NHB) which will support our youth programmes and help deliver brighter futures to…
19 Nov 2018
Crews from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) have attended 3,105 crashes in the last five years, according to figures released as part of Road Safety Week. Firefighters are…
13 Nov 2018
Firefighters are delighted to see the Protect the Protectors bill come into full force today (November 13, 2018). West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has been a steadfast supporter…
06 Nov 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has had a busy Bonfire Night with almost 400 emergency calls received by our Control Room over the course of the evening. Firefighters…
02 Nov 2018
Frances Head was badly injured when a firework, thrown in a school lunch hall, landed in her lap and exploded, leaving her with second and third degree burns to her…
31 Oct 2018
This year’s Bonfire and Fireworks Extravaganza at Fire Service Headquarters in Birkenshaw is just a matter of days away! This Saturday, November 3rd, we will open up the gates once…
30 Oct 2018
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) is urging people to play it safe by going to an organised bonfire and fireworks display this year. Firefighters and our Control Room…
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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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