|? to ?||Box at Kilchoan Hotel|
|? to ?||Box at Post Office (now Doirlinn House (B&B))|
|? to ?||Hut at junction of B8007 and the road to Sanna, Kilchoan. Photo|
|1996/97||At junction of B8007 and the road to Sanna, Kilchoan. Photo|
|? to ?||Volunteer Leader Mr Wood (owner of Kilchoan Hotel)|
|1966 to 1992||Volunteer Leader Gillespie A. MacMillan|
|1992 to ?||Sub Officer Alan MacLachlan|
|? to ?||Sub Officer Leslie Hinds|
|2004||Sub Officer David Curtis|
|1990||MST683Y||Ford Escort 35/HIFB||CFV|
|2008||X919RST||LDV 400 Convoy/HIFB||LFA|
|2015 March||X923RST||LDV 400 Convoy/HIFB||LFA|
|1941 to 1948||National Fire Service|
|1948 to 1975||Western Area Fire Brigade|
|1975 to 1983||Northern Fire Brigade|
|1983 to 2005||Highland and Islands Fire Brigade|
|2005 to 2013||Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service|
|1/4/2013||Scottish Fire and Rescue Service|
The Western Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948
|1 Two Men Manual Pump||6 Firemen|
|1 Light Fire Appliance||1 Sub Officer|
|2 Leading Firefighters|
Kilchoan Equipment kept in an Equipment Store 1971
1 Hathaway Portable Pump
1 Suction Hose 2”x12’
1 Suction Strainer 2”
1 Petrol Can
1 Manual Pump
1 Suction Hose 1.5”x10’
1 Suction Strainer 1.5”
1 Standpipe S.O. R.T.
1 Hydrant Key
2 Branch Pipes
1 Water Container (Metal)
8 Buckets (metal)
1 Hand Siren
1 Stirrup Pump
10 Lengths Delivery Hose 1¾” x 75’
1 Equipment Box (Metal)
1951 A hose box sufficiently large to hold the equipment of the Volunteer Fire Party was erected at a central point in the village.
1996/97 New Volunteer garage completed during year. Got an LDV.
1999/2000 Upgraded to Breathing Apparatus status.
With the new brigade structure introduced in the summer of 2003 the 3 Divisions were re-organised into 2 Commands North and South, Kilchoan was put into South Command. Call signs remained the same.
On 1st April 2005 along with 61 other units Kilchoan was upgraded to a Retained Unit, drilling one night per week and receiving a retaining fee.
Kilchoan had a call sign of A23 in The Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to T24, the new National Call Sign, when the Control at Inverness closed on 6/12/2016 and moved to Dundee.
If you know of any mistakes in this or have any additional information please let me know.
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