? to ? Wooden Hut?
? to 2003 Garage? Photo
2003 Sumburgh, Virkie, Shetland, ZE3 9JN Photo
|1990||MST713R||Bedford CF/HCB Angus||CFA|
|2011 March||M429XAS||Volvo Fl6-14/Carmichael||WrL|
|2012||SY03BNK||MAN 10-225/Emergency One||WrL|
Service Training School
? M429XAS Mercedes 1124AF/Carmichael WrL
2013 August V558JST Dennis Sabre ML/HIFB 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|
1978 Got an LFA.
1/93-3/94 Got a new LFA
2001 New station being built.
2002/2003 New station completed and occupied.
With the new brigade structure introduced in the summer of 2003 the 3 Divisions were re-organised into 2 Commands North and South, Sumburgh was put into North Command. Call signs remained the same.
On 1st April 2005 along with 61 other units Sumburgh was upgraded to a Retained Unit, drilling one night per week and receiving a retaining fee.
M429XAS is kept under cover at Lerwick for use as a spare when not at Sumburgh STC (Service Training School)
Sumburgh had a call sign of C39 in The Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to W27, 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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