U27 SCALPAY

Retained Unit.

Stations

2001                      Scalpay, HARRIS             Photo

Firemasters

 

1999 to 2002? Sub Officer Duncan MacSween
2002? to July 2004 Sub Officer Roderick Macleod (Roddy)
July 2004 Sub Officer Campbell Macrae

 

Appliances

1990 A967NST Ford Escort 35/HIFB CFV
1999 A991NST Ford Escort 35/HIFB CFV
2000 E161LAS Ford Transit/Fulton and Wylie LFA
2003 SY03BNV LDV 400 Convoy/HIFB  (3.85T) LFA
2010 June S771JST Isuzu NPR 6.2/Emergency One/HIFB MFA
2012 July 23 SY12CWX Mercedes Vario 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

 

1997/98              Auxiliary garage built.

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, Scalpay was put into South Command. Call signs remained the same.

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

Scalpay had a call sign of B30 in The Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to U27, 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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