R42 DUFFTOWN

1 Pump Retained.

 

Stations

 

1960s ?                     York Street, DUFFTOWN.                                            Photo

3/12/1998                 Station re-opened after refurbishment

 

Firemasters

 

 

1942

Leading Fireman Angus

1959

Leading Fireman Munro

May 1960

Sub Officer Munro (OIC now a Sub)

 

Sub Officer White

1980 to 1985 Sub Officer Hugh Norgate

1985 to 18/8/1989

Sub Officer W. Cameron

1989 to 14/10/1990

Sub Officer R. A. Gordon

1990 to

Sub Officer Ian McDonald

 

 

Appliances

  SSA309 Dennis F26/Dennis WrT
1967 GAV576E Commer VA/Carmichael Vista View WrT

1980

MSA979P

Ford D1114/HCB Angus

WrL

1992

A996DSS

Dodge G1313/Carmichael

WrL

2000

H288SSA

Scania 93M-210/Mountain Range

WrL

2003 SV53AUO MAN 14-225 4x4/Emergency One WrT

 

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

 

The North Eastern Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948

  Equipment Retained
  1 Towing Unit with Light pump inside towing Major Pump 1 Leading Fireman
    9 Firemen

 

 

 

The North Eastern Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1952

  Equipment Retained
  1 Pump Appliance 2 Leading Firemen
    8 Firemen

 

Establishment 2000

 

Equipment

Retained

 

1 Water Tender

1 Sub Officer

 

 

2 Leading Firefighters

 

 

9 Firefighters

 

A new 1 bay station was built in 1957.

Drill night Thursday. (2004)

Dufftown had a call sign of 42 in Grampian Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to R42, 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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