Retained Unit.



2001                           Wooden Hut Trotternish Avenue, STAFFIN. IV51 9JU.                                        Photo

2005                            Modern barn without doors beside houses on the way to Staffin Jetty.            Photo

2006                            Container garage, address?                                                                                         Photo



1999 Sub Officer Roderick MacLeod
2005 Sub Officer Kenny MacDonald
2014 Watch Manager Guy Matthews




2004                             SY04CAE            LDV 400 Convoy/HIFB  (3.85T)                        LFA

2013 Dec                     SY12CWW        Mercedes Vario/Emergency One                       LFA

2018 September         SY62CNV            Mercedes 816D/Emergency One                       LFA

4/3/2019                      ST68NYR            Iveco Daily 70C 18D/Emergency One              RRU

 The Rapid Response Unit carries a crew of four and is equipped with 2 BA Sets and Cobra Cold Cutting Equipment.




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 to Scottish Fire and Rescue Service




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

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

Staffin had a call sign of B56 in The Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to T33, 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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