1 Pump Retained.
31/10/1968 Central Avenue, GRETNA. DG16 5AS. Photo
1968 to 1971 Sub Officer Sid Muir
1971 to 1975 Sub Officer Billy Crawford
1975 to 1989 Sub Officer Sandy Clark
1989 to 1995 Sub Officer Billy Crawford
1995 to 2003 Sub Officer Geoff Greenwood
2003 to Sub Officer Phil Birkett
|1969||NCS141G||Bedford TJ/HCB Angus||WrT received new|
|1990||D970SSW||Dodge G08/Excalibur CBK||C/WrL|
|2000||H467JSW||Scania G93M/Emergency One||FRT|
|2004||SF53GWA||Volvo FL6H-220/Emergency One||FRT|
|H.M. Factory Gretna Fire Brigade|
|1941 to 1948||National Fire Service|
|1968 to 1975||South Western Area Fire Brigade|
|1975 to 2005||Dumfries and Galloway Fire Brigade|
|2005 to 31/3/2013||Dumfries and Galloway Fire and Rescue Service|
|1/4/2013||Scottish Fire and Rescue Service|
During both world wars Gretna had a Fire Brigade but when the wars finished the Brigades were
closed down, the last one closing in 1948.
Longtown (Cumberland County Fire Brigade) provided fire cover to Gretna and Annan was upgraded to two Pumps.
The South Western Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948
|1 Large Trailer pumps||1 Leading Fireman|
|1 Light Trailer pumps||9 Firemen|
|1 Towing Vehicles|
The South Western Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1957
|2 Pump Appliances||1 Sub Officer|
|1 Leading Fireman|
Equipment Retained 1 Water Tender Ladder 1 Sub Officer 1 Leading Firefighter 8 Firefighters
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