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Porthmadog is a Retained Duty System (RDS) station.
RDS firefighters are skilled individuals who do ordinary jobs and offer evening, daytime and/or weekend cover.
Geographical area covered:
North as far as Dafar Faig Bryncir
East Pen y Gwryd
South Trwyn y Garnedd Penrhyndeudraeth.
Sites of risk:
Large warehouse facilities
Outdoor pursuits' centres
Porthmadog's fire crew formed in 1900, and moved to its present site in 1948.
The Station was refurbished in 1963 to house three pumps, and in 2000 further refurbishments were undertaken to accommodate the new Fire Protection department at the rear of the station, which is now the South Gwynedd County Office.