S39 FOYERS

Retained Unit.

Stations

?                              Wooden Box?

2003                         Room Old Alcan Factory Building, LOWER FOYERS.                Photo

2005                         Appliance kept at Sub's house Gorthleck.                                     Photo

2006                          New station being built                                                                    Photo

 

Firemasters

1996/97                      Sub Officer Colin N Evans (first Sub Officer)

? to ?                          Sub Officer Mick Bryant

2004                            Sub Officer Neil Kirkland

 

Appliances

 

2005                    SY04CAV                LDV 400 Convoy  (3.85t)/HIFB                            LFA

2015                    SY03BNN                LDV 400 Convoy                                                    LFA

2015 Sept           SY04BXA                LDV 400 Convoy                                                    LFA

 

Brigades

1941 to 1948 National Fire Service
1948 to 1975 Northern Area Fire Brigade
1975 to 1983 Northern Fire Brigade
1983 to 2005 Highland and Islands Fire Brigade
2005 to Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service

 

Notes

The Northern Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948

  Equipment Volunteer
  1 Light Trailer Pump 1 Leading Fireman
    5 Firemen

 

2002/03   A suitable site has been identified for new Auxiliary premises. (Adjacent to Old Alcan Factory Building apparently. (Aug 2004))
2003/2004    Unit 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, Foyers was put into South Command. Call signs remained the same.

On 1st April 2005 along with 61 other units Foyers was upgraded to a Retained Unit, drilling one night per week and receiving a retaining fee.

2005 Tin Hut to house LDV being build at Gorthleck.

Foyers had a call sign of A27 in The Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to S39, 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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