? Post Office, Shapinsay, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1SA
|1991||Sub Officer R. B. Wallace|
|1993/94||Sub Officer T. Leslie|
|2007||P521EAS||LDV 400 Convoy/HIFB||LFA|
|2010 Nov||R687OST||LDV 400 Convoy/HIFB||LFA|
|2011 Dec||SY02TTO||LDV Convoy/HIFB||LFA|
|1975 to 1983||Northern Fire Brigade ?|
|1983 to 2005||Highland and Islands Fire Brigade|
|2005 to||Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service|
1997/98 New Auxiliary station opened.
2000/2001 unit upgraded. Upgrades to units involves equipping them with Breathing Apparatus, Firefighting Uniforms, Road Traffic Accident Rescue Equipment, Pagers and Fire Engines appropriate to the needs of the local area.
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, Shapinsay was put into North Command. Call signs remained the same.
On 1st April 2005 along with 61 other units Shapinsay was upgraded to a Retained Unit, drilling one night per week and receiving a retaining fee.
Shapinsay had a call sign of C26 in The Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to V27, 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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