Maesteg Fire Station serves the town of Maesteg and the surrounding villages of Nantyffyllon, Caerau, Garth, Cwmfelin and Llangynwyd. The estimated population of the Station area is 25,000, covering an area of 7,456 hectares.
Maesteg Fire Station serves a diverse range of light and heavy industries; business and residential areas; several retail parks, and large rural and forested areas all within its station ground.
47 uniformed staff comprising 4 Watches of 7 (Red, Green, Blue, White), and a Retained Duty System Watch comprising of 18 personnel, a Station Commander plus 2 non-uniformed support staff.
The original Station was opened on 3rd December 1974 by Councillor V E Hart, however due to the increasing demands placed on the Fire and Rescue service both operationally and with its community initiatives a new building was proposed.
Work commenced on March 24th 2007 on the first purpose built combined Fire and Ambulance Station in South Wales and was finally completed on 12th July 2009. The result of which is a fantastic modern, energy efficient Community Fire/Ambulance Station.