R43 ABERLOUR

1 Pump Retained

 

Stations

 

Present                              Mary Avenue, ABERLOUR.                        Photo

 

Firemasters

 

? to 27/10/1988            Sub Officer C. A. Gammack

2003                              Sub Officer Derek Thomson (still there 2016)

 

Appliances

 

1980

JSA662F

Commer/Carmichael

WrT

1990

LSO470W

Ford D1617/Angloco

WrL

1992

D360VSA

Dodge G13/Mountain Range

WrL

2002 SV02DZT MAN L2000-220/Emergency One CWrT
18/1/2015 KN64RVP Volvo FLL290/Emergency One RP

 

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

 

Aberlour is one of only two retained stations in Grampian Fire Brigade with two floors, the other being Turriff.

 

 

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 Ladder

1 Sub Officer

 

 

2 Leading Firefighters

 

 

9 Firefighters

 

Aberlour had a call sign of 43 in Grampian Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to R43, the new National Call Sign, when the Control at Mounthooly closed on 8/11/2016.

Watch Manager Derek Thomson (Aberlour),  received his 30-year long service certificate. (16/11/2016)

 

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

 

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