1 Pump, 1Heavy Rescue Unit Wholetime
9/12/1994 Newcraighall Road, Newcraighall, EDINBURGH. Photo
See Lothian and Borders Firemasters from 1994 onwards.
|First||Heavy Rescue Vehicle||Major Incident Unit|
|2013 Dec 13||SN13CVU||SN53NVD|
|L281NSC||Scania 93M-250/Emergency One||WrL|
|M472SSX||Scania 93M-250/Emergency One||HRV|
|R889FSC||Scania 94D-260/Emergency One||WrL/ET|
|SN03NCU||Scania 94D-260/Emergency One||WrL/ET|
|SN06FYJ||Scania P270/Emergency One||WrL/ET|
|SN09BKD||Scania P270/Emergency One||WrL/ET|
|SN13CVU||Scania P280/Emergency One||WrL/ET|
|1994 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|
New unit opened by Lothian and Borders Fire Brigade 1994.
The Major Incident Unit went on the run in September 2004? replacing the Heavy Rescue Unit and using the same call sign.
The Major Incident Unit carries the USAR equipment and the Mass Decontamination Equipment is kept in two containers in the yard and if required the USAR is taken off and the MDU put on. The MDU is apparently moving to Tollcross. (Sept 2007)
USAR training is done at Newcraighall on rigs at the foot of the drill tower. (Sept 2007)
The first appliance is one of the two Line Rescue Units in the Brigade. (Sept 2007)
A third bay was built to accommodate the pump from Marionville when it closed by this plan has been shelved.
Newcraighall had a call sign of 36 in Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to K04, the new National Call Sign on 3/5/2017.
|1 Water Tender Ladder/Emergency Tender||4 Watch Managers||1 Watch Manager|
|1 Major Incident Unit||8 Crew Managers||2 Crew Managers|
|32 Firefighters||8 Firefighters|
Minimum crewing is 5 on WrL/Et and 2 on MIU.
If you know of any mistakes in this or have any additional information please let me know.
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