Hillswick, Shetland, ZE2 9RW Photo
|1990||A992PST||Ford Escort 35/HIFB||CFV|
|2009||SY04BWW||LDV 400 Convoy/HIFB||LFA|
|2014||SP13GYV||Iveco Turbo Daily/Bence||LFA|
|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|
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, Hillswick was put into North Command. Call signs remained the same.
On 1st April 2005 along with 61 other units Hillswick was upgraded to a Retained Unit, drilling one night per week and receiving a retaining fee.
Hillswick had a call sign of C34 in The Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to W32, 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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