R24 PORTSOY

1 Pump Retained.

 

Stations

 

1956?                 Rose Lane, PORTSOY.                                        Photo

 

 

Firemasters

1944/45

Frank Strathdee

1974

George (Dod) Farquhar

1975

Harold (Harry) Matthew

1979 to Nov 2002

Sub Officer Norman (Norrie) Robertson

2003 to Sub Officer Riach

 

Appliances

 

? YS3830 Ford VS Towing Car
1960s JSA68 Dennis F8/Dennis WrT

1980

VSA633L

Ford D1013/HCB Angus

WrL

1990

D359VSA

Dodge G13c/Mountain Range

WrL

2002 J449XSO Scania 93M-210/Reliance Mercury WrL
2003 SV53AUN MAN L2000-200/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 towing Light 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 1956.

Portsoy had a call sign of 50 in Grampian Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to R24, 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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