Abersychan Fire Station

Abersychan Fire and Rescue Station 

Abersychan Fire Station serves the village of Abersychan and the surrounding villages of Garndiffaith, Talywain, Trevethin and Pontnewynydd plus skirting hamlets including Varteg, Pentwyn, Cwmffrwdoer, and Pantygasseg.  The estimated population of the Station area is approximately 10,000 people.

Abersychan Fire Station serves a range of light industrial parks; various schools ranging from two Comprehensive to junior and infants; a library; numerous homes for the elderly; and considerable residential areas.

Community Initiatives

  • Reduction of ASB/Criminal Damage & Deliberate Fire Setting through collaboration with Gwent Police, Torfaen County Borough Council and other partners
  • Road Safety awareness to all sections of the community and businesses
  • Delivery of arson awareness/reduction and home safety to all Key stage 1 & 2 school groups
  • Seasonal community safety campaigns to raise awareness of statistically high accidental fires in homes
  • Contributing to the community by identifying and removing arson opportunities by working in partnership with Torfaen County Borough Council

Staff

17 uniformed staff based at Abersychan comprising of 16 RDS personnel and a Station Commander

History

New Inn Fire Station was opened in 1956.

Station Address

Limekiln Road
Pontnewynydd
Pontypool
NP4 6TF

Station Overview

Type: Retained
Personnel: 17
Appliances:
1 x Water Ladder
1 x Light Pump Unit 4x4


Page Last Updated on 12/1/2015
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