T43 LOCHINVER

1 Pump Retained.

Stations

 

2000                          Lochinver Industrial Estate, A837 junction B869.                    Photo

 

Firemasters

 

1980's &1992                         Sub Officer Albert Buchanan

2018                                        Watch Manager Patrycja Rutowska (there 28/8/2018)

 

Appliances

1990 WST229V Bedford CF/Fulton and Wylie CFV
1998 M763XAS Mercedes 310D/HIFB LFA
2002 SY51CYC MAN 8-224/HIFB MFA
2013 Jan 8 SY04BXA LDV 400 Convoy/HIFB  (3.85T) LFA
? SY03BNU LDV Convoy/HIFB LFA

 January 2013 MAN changed to LDV as no HGV drivers.

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 2013 Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service
1/4/2013 Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

 

Notes

 

The Northern Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948

  Equipment Volunteer
  1 Light Trailer Pump 1 Leading Fireman
    5 Firemen

 

Was C56.
1996/97 Got new appliance.
1997/98 Paging equipment installed.
1999 Upgraded to Retained.
With the new brigade structure introduced in the summer of 2003 the 3 Divisions were re-organised into 2 Commands North and South, Lochinver was put into North Command. Call signs remained the same.
In April 2014 the dwindling numbers of fully trained firefighters led to the Lochinver fire appliance becoming unavailable to respond to operational incidents.

Lochinver had a call sign of C11 in The Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to T43, 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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