T38 KINLOCHEWE

Retained Unit

Stations

?                         Hut                                                                                 Photo
?                         Incheril Lodge , garage.                                              Photo
2003                   Incheril Lodge, large garage,                                     Photo

2006                   Garage on A832 opposite Kinlochewe Hotel          Photo

Firemasters

2000? to 2014 Sub Officer Neil MacDonald
2014 Temporary Watch Manager Henry Barrie (still Temp August 2015)
   

Appliances

1990 G392VAS Ford Escort 55/HIFB ULA
2001 K186LST Leyland DAF 400/HIFB LFA
2004 SY04BWX LDV Convoy/HIFB LFA
2008 SY03BNL LDV 400 Convoy (3.85T)/HIFB LFA
2015 March SP63CCV Iveco Turbo Daily/Bence 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

 

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, Kinlochewe was put into North Command. Call signs remained the same.

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

Kinlochewe had a call sign of B41 in The Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to T38, 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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