To make South Wales safer by reducing risk.

We will achieve our Vision by:

Serving our communities’ needs

Working with others

Facing challenges through innovation and improvement

Reducing Risk through education, enforcement and response

Succeeding in making South Wales safer

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service (SWFRS) employs approximately 1,650 people to provide its services within the communities of South Wales, this includes around 800 wholetime duty system (WDS) firefighters and 400 retained duty system (RDS) firefighters.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service covers an area of 1,000 square miles and a population of approximately 1.4 million. SWFRS serves the ten unitary authority areas of Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Monmouth, Merthyr, Newport, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Torfaen and the Vale of Glamorgan.

Huw Jakeaway

Chief Fire Officer

Sally Chapman

Deputy Chief Officer

Cllr Tudor Davies

Chairperson South Wales Fire Rescue Authority

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Last Updated: 30/05/2018 12:53:10