1 Pump Retained.
|? to 1939||Toolbooth, KIRKCUDBRIGHT.|
|1939 to 1971||Fisher Street, KIRKCUDBRIGHT.|
|28/8/1971||St Mary's Street, KIRKCUDBRIGHT. DG6 4AA. Photo|
|1918? to 1937?||Firemaster Robert McClune|
|1937 to 1968||Sub Officer Walter McClune|
|1971? to 1983||Sub Officer Daer McClune|
|1983 to 1986||Sub Officer Fred Riddell|
|1986 to 1992||Sub Officer F Jim McColm|
|1992 to 1995||Sub Officer Douglas Swan *|
|1993 to 1995||Acting Sub Officer William McLachlan|
|1995 to||Sub Officer William McLachlan|
* Sub Officer Douglas Swan was injured at a gas explosion at Mutehill in May 1993 and medically discharged from the service in January 1995. Following this incident William McLachlan was promoted to Acting Sub Officer until 1995 when Douglas Swan was discharged at which time his promotion was confirmed.
|Before 1939||Handcart (barrow) stored in Old Toolbooth|
|?||GLT723||Austin K2/Home Office and Trailer Pump||HrT|
|1963||Bedford Type B||WrT received new|
|1964 to 1984||XCS213||Bedford J5SZ3/HCB Angus||WrT received new|
|1984 to 1987||SAG984J||Bedford TKEL/HCB Angus||WrT|
|1987 to 1999||D196SSW||Dodge G08/Excalibur CBK||C/FRT|
|1999to 2001||F897ASW||Dodge G13/Excalibur CBK||FRT|
|2001||SF51ZHK||Volvo FL6H-220/Emergency One||FRT|
|? to 1941||Kirkcudbright 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|
The 1939 station was an old slaughterhouse which was converted to a fire station and still exists (2001) as a carpet bowling club.
1999 Station received a new pitched and tiled roof.
The South Western Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948
|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
|2 Pump Appliances||1 Sub Officer|
|1 Leading Fireman|
|1 Water Tender Ladder||1 Sub Officer|
|1 Leading Firefighter|
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