|? 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 to 2013||Sub Officer David Curtis (2005 Watch Manager)|
|2013 to||Watch Manager Rosemary Curtis QFSM (there 2018)|
|1990||MST683Y||Ford Escort 35/HIFB||CFV|
|2008||X919RST||LDV 400 Convoy/HIFB||LFA|
|2015 March||X923RST||LDV 400 Convoy/HIFB||LFA|
|2016 Nov||SY04BWU||LDV Convoy/HIFB||LFA|
|29/11/2018||ST68AUW||Iveco Daily 70C 18D/Emergency One||RRU|
|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.
Watch Manager Rosemary Curtis was awarded the Queen's Fire Service Medal in the 2018 Queen's Birthday Honours List.
If you know of any mistakes in this or have any additional information please let me know.
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