2 Pump Wholetime.
|1937 to 1981||Kirkland Drive, METHIL. Photo|
|29/5/1981||Methilhaven Road, METHIL. KY8 3HP. Photo|
? to June 1938
Firemaster John C. Burnett
September 1938 to ? Firemaster Thomas Thomson
|First||Second||Foam Carrier||Decontamination & Monitoring Unit||ESU|
|CSC591S||Dodge K1113/HCB Angus/FFRS||FoC|
|J650USF||Volvo FL6-14/Emergency One||WrL|
|N576ASX||Volvo FL6-14/Penman Engineering||ESU|
|P588GMS||Volvo FL6-14/Excalibur BWK||WrL|
|SK03AHN||Volvo FLH/Emergency One||WrL/R|
|SK04BJX||Volvo FL6H/Emergency One||WrL/R|
|SM06DLU||Ford Transit LWB/FFRS||DMU|
|SF10GVC||Volvo FLL/Emergency One||WrL/R|
|SF13CWM||Volvo FLL290/Emergency One||WrL/R|
|? to 1941||Buckhaven and Methil Fire Brigade|
|1941 to 1948||National Fire Service|
|1948 to 1975||Fife Fire Brigade|
|1975 to 1985||Fife Fire Brigade|
|1985 to 31/3/2013||Fife Fire and Rescue Service|
|1/4/2013 to||Scottish Fire and Rescue Service|
FROM ALL STATIONS
Following 28 years service, Mr John C. Burnett has retired from the command of Buckhaven and Methil Fire Brigade, and a tribute to his service has been recorded in the town’s minute book.
(Fire, June, 1938. page 10.)
NEWS IN SHORT
Falling from a tender while at a drill, Fireman Colin Webster, twenty seven, of the Buckhaven and Methil A.F.S., fractured his skull and died in hospital.
(Fire, June, 1940. page 5.)
Methil had a call sign of A5 in Fife Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to N04, the new National Call Sign, when Thornton Control closed on 30/3/2016.
The Fife Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948
for Buckhaven and Methil
|1 Self propelled Pump||1 Company Officer||2 Leading Firemen|
|1 Towing Vehicle & Large Trailer Pump||1 Section Leaders||8 Firemen|
|1 Water Tender & Light Trailer Pump||2 Leading Firemen|
|1 Salvage Tender||5 Firemen|
|1 Light Trailer Pump|
2 Water Tender Ladders
4 Station Officers
4 Sub Officers
8 Leading Firefighters
The Staff are split over four watches (Red, Blue, Green and
White) working 2 days, 2 nights and 4 days off.
Water Tenders are normally manned 5 and 4.
If you know of any mistakes in this or have any additional information please let me know.
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