R45 FOCHABERS

1 Pump Retained.

 

Stations

 

<1941                Gordon Castle, FOCHABERS.

1973                   Market Green, FOCHABERS. IV32 7HN                  Photo

 

Firemasters

 

1983                                        Sub Officer Horne (there in 1981)

2004 to 1/1/2017                    Sub Officer Jim Kilpatrick (40 years service, retired as Watch Manager)

Feb 2017 to                            Watch Manager John Lawrie (Acting WM from 2/1/2017)

 

Appliances

<1941   Barrow with hose & stirrup pump  
1941 GLT904 Austin K2/Home Office ATV
1952 MAV722 Dennis F8/Dennis PWT
1973 EAV433D Dennis F36/Dennis WrL
1976 MSA979P Ford D1114/HCB Angus WrL

1978

XSA127M

Dennis F48/Dennis

WrL

1986

C100RSA

Dodge G13c/Mountain Range

WrL

2001 H290SSA Scania 93M-210/Mountain Range WrL
2004 R334RSA Scania 94D-220/Emergency One WrL
2013 SV54AUH Scania 94D-230/Emergency One CP31 (10 man cab) WrL

 

Brigades

? to 1941

Fochabers Fire Brigade?

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 Volunteers
  1 Towing Unit towing Light Pump  (GLT904) 7 Firemen

 

The North Eastern Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1952

  Equipment Volunteers
  1 Pump Appliance  (MAV722) 7 Firemen

 

Establishment 2000

 

1 Water Tender Ladder

1 Sub Officer

 

 

2 Leading Firefighters

 

 

9 Firefighters

 

Fochabers had a call sign of 47 in Grampian Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to R45, the new National Call Sign, when the Control at Mounthooly closed on 8/11/2016.

1952/52 Building to house Volunteer Unit completed and taken over.

1954 A new station was built

Went Volunteer to Retained ?

 

 

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

 

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