This is a 2 bay sub station and was newly completed in 2000 to supplement the Fire cover provision to the North side of the city. The station provides accommodation for the single fire engine and reserve which are located here together with facilities for the 24 hour crew based within the station.
The site contains a multipurpose training facility including a number of steel containers with fire compartments, a training yard and drill tower. At the same location is the Civil Defence Headquarters for Cork City. The Civil Defence Headquarters has a number of training rooms that are used by the fire department for both in house and external training events.
Lecture Room, kitchen, drying room, store room, locker room, gym, offices, recreation room, dormitories and lecture room.
28 with 7 on each watch.
Ballyvolane Fire Station