The town of Chepstow is situated on the Welsh/English border within the county of Monmouthshire. The station is based in the town centre on Regents Way and provides emergency cover to a population of approximately 24,000 people in Chepstow and the surrounding area, over a station ground of 50 square miles.
The station also responds as the 2nd appliance to calls in the Caldicot area, as well as responding to calls within Gloucestershire in the Sedbury, Tutshill and Tiddenham areas.
Chepstow fire station operates two front line vehicles; a standard Water Ladder, and a Pump Rescue Tender that carries enhanced rescue equipment predominantly for use at road traffic collisions. This vehicle also operates as a back up pumping appliance and carries a crew of five firefighters.
The station attends an average of approximately 350 emergency calls a year.
The station is crewed by one watch of 18 operational firefighters working the Retained Duty System (RDS) that provides emergency cover 24 hours a day 365 days a year. The station also has an admin assistant to assist with the station management.
The station currently has vacancies for firefighters to work the Retained Duty System (RDS). If you’re interested in becoming a firefighter at Chepstow, contact the personnel department or visit the station on a Tuesday evening between 1830 hrs and 2030 hrs to meet the team.
The station has a diverse range of risks within its area, including the M48 and Severn Bridge, heavy/light industry and the railway network, including the Severn Tunnel.
The current station opened in 1974.
Information about the Chepstow Area