U31 BAYHEAD

Retained Unit.

Stations

? to 2003                              Wooden Hut at rear of Paible Post Office (Bayhead shop)

2003                                      Industrial Unit, Bayhead Industrial Estate.                         Photo

 

Firemasters

1997/98                              Sub Officer Alistair Laing

 

Appliances

 

2003 SY03BNL LDV 400 Convoy (3.85T)/HIFB LFA    
2008 SY04BWX LDV 400 Convoy/HIFB LFA
2014 SY04CAE LDV 400 Convoy/HIFB LFA
2018 April SY04CAA LDV 400 Convoy/HIFB LFA

 

Brigades

1975 to 1983 Northern Fire Brigade    ?
1983 to 2005 Highland and Islands Fire Brigade
2005 to Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service

 

Notes

 

2002/2003 Unit upgraded to BA status.

With the new brigade structure introduced in the summer of 2003 the 3 Divisions were re-organised into 2 Commands North and South, Bayhead was put into South Command. Call signs remained the same.

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

Bayhead had a call sign of B21 in The Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to U31, 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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