R41 TOMINTOUL

1 Pump Retained

 

Stations

 

? to ?                         Main Street, TOMINTOUL (now the Old Fire Station Tearoom)                Photo

Present                      Main Street, TOMINTOUL.                                                                              Photo

 

Firemasters

 

? to 16/5/1989                        Sub Officer H. G. McIntosh (there in 1984)

2004                                         Sub Officer Willie Sheed

 

Appliances

? HSA333 Commer QX/Miles WrT

1980

PSA91J

Ford D600/Carmichael

WrL

1990

BRS329T

Ford D1617/CFE

WrL

1998

F432GSA

Dodge G13/Mountain Range

WrL

2003 SV03CWM MAN 14-225 4x4/Emergency One WrL

 

Brigades

? to 1941

?

1941 to 1948

National Fire Service

1948 to 1975

North Eastern Fire Brigade

1975 to 2003

Grampian Fire Brigade

2003 to Grampian Fire and Rescue Service (name change only)

 

Notes

With Tomintoul at 1165ft (350m), it's the highest Highlands village and some say it's the highest village in Scotland, so  this makes Tomintoul the highest Fire Station in Scotland. (pronounced Tom-in towel)

 

The North Eastern Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948

  Equipment Volunteer
  1 Towing Unit towing Light Pump 7 Firemen

 

The North Eastern Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1952

  Equipment Retained
  1 Pump Appliance 2 Leading Fireman
    8 Firemen

 

Establishment 2000

 

Equipment

Retained

 

1 Water Tender Ladder

1 Sub Officer

 

 

2 Leading Firefighters

 

 

9 Firefighters

 

Tomintoul had a call sign of 41 in Grampian Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to R41, the new National Call Sign, when the Control at Mounthooly closed on 8/11/2016.

 

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

 

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