Longhope, HOY. Photo
2018 Crew Manager Dougie Edgar (senior CM, no WM)
|1975||HAS806N||Bedford CF/HCB Angus||L2P|
|1990||B682UST||Bedford CF/Fulton and Wylie||CFV|
|2010||T385RFW||Volvo FL6-14/John Dennis/HIFRS||WrL|
|1975 to 1983||Northern Fire Brigade ?|
|1983 to 2005||Highland and Islands Fire Brigade|
|2005 to 2013||Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service|
|2013 to||Scottish Fire and Rescue Service|
1/93 -3/94 BA Introduced.
4/7/1994 New appliance.
With the new brigade structure introduced in the summer of 2003 the 3 Divisions were re-organised into 2 Commands North and South, Longhope was put into North Command. Call signs remained the same.
On 1st April 2005 along with 61 other units Longhope was upgraded to a Retained Unit, drilling one night per week and receiving a retaining fee.
Longhope had a call sign of C21 in The Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to V31, 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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