Cardiff Central Fire Station

Cardiff Central Fire Station 

Cardiff Central Fire Station serves the centre of Cardiff, one of the fastest growing cities in Europe, and covers the communities of Riverside, Grangetown, Butetown, Adamstown, Cathays, Atlantic Wharf, the City Centre, Cardiff Bay, Splott and parts of Roath. The estimated population of these areas is 63,000 people, within approximately 5 square miles.

Your local Fire Fighters have responded to over 2000 emergency calls within the local community between April 2007 and March 2008.These have included domestic house fires, commercial property fires, the extrication of casualties from Road Traffic Collisions and dealing with chemical spillages. The dedication and professionalism of these men and women ensured that all these incidents were successfully dealt with.

In addition to responding to emergencies your local Fire Crews also visited 600 homes to carry out Home Fire Safety Checks where free smoke alarms were fitted and Fire Safety advice was given. Crews from Central Fire Station also carried out 40 school visits to local primary schools educating the children in the dangers of fire.

To ensure their readiness to deal with all types of emergency situations your local crews have taken part in more than 30 training exercises and carried out more than 45 familiarisation visits to local commercial premises.

It is the aim of all personnel at Central Fire Station to ensure that our local community is the safest possible environment to live, work and visit.

Cardiff Central is your local Fire Station. If you need any Fire safety advice, smoke alarms fitted in your home, recruitment advice or if you are a local community group who could benefit from our resources please contact the Station Commander on 01443 232000.

Community Initiatives

  • Free Home Fire safety Checks
  • Educational school visits
  • Young Fire Fighters group
  • Duke Of Edinburgh Award Scheme
  • Road Traffic Collision reduction initiatives


65 uniformed staff comprising 4 Watches of 16. Each Watch comprises of 12 FireFighters, 3 Crew Managers and a Watch Manager. A Station Manager is in overall charge of the Station.

Station Address

Adam Street
CF24 2FH

Station Overview

Type: Wholetime
Personnel: 65
2 x Water Ladder
Water Ladder

1 x Hydraulic Platform
Hydraulic Platform
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Page Last Updated on 20/3/2017