1 Pump, 1Control Unit Wholetime.
20/5/1976 Kirk Brae, Liberton, EDINBURGH. Photo
|TSG266R||Dodge K1113/Fulton and Wylie||WrL|
|OSC548V||Dodge G1313/HCB Angus||WrL|
|HSG738X||Dodge G1313/Fulton & Wylie||WrL|
|B631JFS||Dodge G13/Mountain Range||WrL|
|E107MSC||Renault G13c/Mountain Range||WrLR|
|E108MSC||Renault G13c/Mountain Range||WrL used as CU|
|G240FSC||Renault G13c/Fulton and Wylie||WrLR|
|J851WSC||Renault S46/L&B F.B.||CU (Spare)|
|K960DSC||Scania G93M-250/Emergency One||WrL/ET|
|M135XSF||Scania 93M-250/Emergency One||WrL/ET|
|R887FSC||Scania 94D-260/Emergency One||WrL/ET|
|SK02SRO||Volvo FLH/Total Fleet||CSU|
|SK02ULN||Scania 94D-260/Emergency One||WrL/ET|
|SN05JWO||Scania 94D-260/Emergency One||WrL/ET|
|SN08COJ||Scania P270/Emergency One||WrL/ET|
|SD13XDF||Mercedes Benz 1024/Cebotec||CSU|
J851WSC was a Renault van that was bought to be used as a spare CU, when not in use as the CU it had boxes over the blue lights and boards that were covered up on the sides. (Davy Cruickshank 7/12/2017)
|1976 to 2005||Lothian and Borders Fire Brigade|
|2005 to 2013||Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service|
|1/4/2013||Scottish Fire and Rescue Service|
In 1980 the Establishment was 1 Sub Officer, 2 Leading Firemen and 8 Firemen per watch (4 watches). Manning 1 Pump and 1 Control Unit.
1 Water Tender
Ladder 4 Station Officers
1 Control Unit 4 Sub Officers
4 Leading Firefighters
The Establishment is split over 4 watches, Red, White, Blue and Green working an average of 42 hours per week on a 2 days, 2 nights and 4 days off rota.
The Control Unit has a crew of 4. (Sept 2007)
Liberton had a call sign of 32 in Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to K05, the new National Call Sign on 3/5/2017.
New Fire Station Opened
Station, Edinburgh, recently completed at a cost of £180,000, was opened
yesterday by Councillor Peter Wilson, convener of Lothian Regional Council.
Among the stations features are a specially reinforced “tenement training,” tower, a major hose repair and drying unit and a “fast flow” fire turnout system.
After the opening, guests watched some of the firemen tackle a simulated tenement blaze and rescue Councillor Wilson, using their £42,000 rescue machine – the only one of its kind in service in Scotland.
(The Scotsman, Friday, May 21, 1976. Page 11)
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