Merthyr Tydfil Fire Station serves the main town of Merthyr and the surrounding villages of Troedyrhiw, Merthyr Vale and Aberfan. The estimated population is 57,000 people, within an area of approximately 11,000 hectares.
Merthyr Tydfil Fire Station serves a varying range of industries, businesses and residential areas, as well as several retails parks and premises and a large Accident and Emergency hospital.
A Young Firefighters scheme held at the Station is currently attended by 20 individuals.
73 uniformed staff comprising 2 Watches of 9 and 2 Watches of 10, 34 Retained Duty System Firefighters and a Station Manager.
Merthyr Tydfil Fire Station has a large training complex that provides a realistic venue for a variety of training scenarios, including road traffic collisions and breathing apparatus training. The complex is used by the Training Department, surrounding Fire Stations and the Police.