1 Pump Retained


? to 30/1/1957 229 King Street, CASTLE DOUGLAS.
1957 to 1988 High Street, CASTLE DOUGLAS. (Part of the public Toilets.)
28/10/1988 Oakwell Road, CASTLE DOUGLAS. DG7 1JT                                           Photo


1961 Sub Officer J. Hamilton
1970 Sub Officer William McGhie
? to ? Sub Officer Jim M Marshall (There 1987)
? to ? Sub Officer ? (was L/Fm did for 1 year and retired)





1890's   Horse Drawn Pump  
1956 JAG566 Bedford SLZG/HCB(Alloy Body) Type B WrT received new
1980 HSJ451N Bedford TKEL/Jag 4.2/HCB Angus WrT
1992 E682WSW Dodge G08/Excalibur CBK C/WrL
1998 H246KSM Scania G93M-210/Emergency One FRT
2003 SG52XXE Volvo FL6H-220/Emergency One FRT
2023 August SP72XLE Iveco Eurocargo 140-250/Emergency One MWRP


  Castle Douglas Fire Brigade
1941 to 1948 National Fire Service
1948 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


1890    The Brigade shall consist of one Firemaster and ten firemen.

The station at 229 King Street was vacated on 30/1/1957.

There is a Galloway Mountain Rescue vehicle based at Castle Douglas fire Station, 29/9/2023. Don't know how long it has been here.


The South Western Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948

  Equipment Retained
  1 Large Trailer pump 1 Leading Fireman
  1 Light Trailer pump 9 Firemen
    1 Towing Vehicle


The South Western Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1957

  Equipment Retained
  2 Pump Appliances 1 Sub Officer
    1 Leading Fireman
    8 Firemen



  Equipment Retained
  1 Water Tender Ladder 1 Sub Officer
    1 Leading Firefighter
    8 Firefighters

If you know of any mistakes in this or have any additional information please let me know.


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