T48 BETTYHILL

Retained Unit.

Stations

  Wooden Hut, Village
7/5/1994 Fire Station, Village                       Photo

Firemasters

1988 Sub Officer J. M. Hamish Carney
2000 Sub Officer James Mackay

 

Appliances

1992   Non Mobile  
7/5/ 1994 L216RST Mercedes 310D/HIFB LFA
1999 R39CJS Isuzu NPR/Emergency One/HIFB MWrT
2006 M427XAS Mercedes 1124AF/Carmichael WrL
2008 SY03BNF MAN 10.225/HIFB CWrL

 

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

Went mobile 1994 when new station build and first machine received.

There are 12 Auxiliaries.

1997/98    Paging equipment installed.

With the new brigade structure introduced in the summer of 2003 the 3 Divisions were re-organised into 2 Commands North and South, Bettyhill was put into North Command. Call signs remained the same.

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

Bettyhill had a call sign of C29 in The Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to T48, 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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