R40 BRAEMAR

1 Pump Retained.

 

Stations

? to 25/10/1973

What is now the Mountain Rescue Post                    Photo

25/10/1973

Castleton Place, BRAEMAR. AB35 5YQ                    Photo

 

Firemasters

? to 30/6/1987

Sub Officer D. G. Bennett  (there in 1984)

? to 25/2/1992

Sub Officer J. W. Jolly (there in 1990)

25/2/1992 to

Sub Officer Davie Geddes

 

Appliances

  GGX687 Austin K2/Home Office ATV

1971

PSA88J

Ford D600/Carmichael

WrL

  PSA89J Ford D600/Carmichael WrL

1990

BRS330T

Ford D1617/CFE

WrL

1998

C96RSA

Dodge G13/Mountain Range

WrL

2001 F429GSA Dodge G13c/Mountain Range WrL
2003 SV03CWJ 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 2001

 

Equipment

Retained

 

1 Pump

1 Sub Officer

 

 

2 Leading Firefighters

 

 

9 Firefighters

 

Braemar had a call sign of 89 in Grampian Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to R40, the new National Call Sign, when the Control at Mounthooly closed on 8/11/2016.

 

DEESIDE FIRE STATION OFFICIALLY OPENED 

<PHOTO> Braemar’s £25,000 new fire station, one of the most modern in the North east, was officially opened yesterday by Portsoy Provost George Wood, chairman of the fire board. After the ceremony attended by some 70 townsfolk, fireman gave a short display.
(Press and Journal Friday, October 26, 1973. Page 3. LM edition)

 

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

 

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