Present Loyal Terrace, TONGUE. Photo
14/11/2009 New Station
1980's Sub Officer Burr
2009 Watch Manager Neil Reid (there at opening of new station)
|1990||MST710R||Bedford CF/Fulton and Wylie||CFV|
|1998||C836AAS||Bedford CF/Fulton and Wylie||LFA|
|2001||X919RST||LDV Convoy 400/HIFB||LFA|
|2007||SY04CAU||LDV Convoy 400 3.85T/HIFB||LFA|
|2009||R965ETL||Volvo FL6-14/John Dennis/HIFRS||WrL|
R9965ETL is an Ex Lincolnshire Volvo.
|1941 to 1948||National Fire Service|
|1948 to 1975||Northern Area Fire Brigade|
|1975 to 1983||Northern Fire Brigade|
|1983 to 2005||Highland and Islands Fire Brigade|
|2005 to||Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service|
The Northern Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948
|Standpipe and Hose||1 Leading Fireman|
1978 Got an LFA.
2000/2001 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, Tongue was put into North Command. Call signs remained the same.
On 1st April 2005 along with 61 other units Tongue was upgraded to a Retained Unit, drilling one night per week and receiving a retaining fee.
Tongue had a call sign of C50 in The Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to T47, 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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