1 Pump, Wholetime.


1948 High Street, MUSSELBURGH.
29/6/1964 Newbigging, MUSSELBURGH.                 Photo









1939 SY6848 Dennis Limosine P   *
? NSF200? ? ?
1968 RYX74 Commer GS4x4/Mann Eggerton Bikini Unit (Ex AFS)
1964 9288SC AEC Mercury/Merryweather PE
? OWS999G Dennis F108/Dennis WrL
1976 VMS279R Dodge K1113/Hestair Eagle WrL
1980 RSX995V Dodsge G1313/Angloco WrL
1983 NSX348Y Dodge G13c/Mountain Range WrL
1986 C793USX Dodge G13/Mountain Range WrL/ET
1990 F904USX Renault G13c/Excalibur WrLR
1994 K961DSC Scania 93M-250/Emergency One WrL/ET
1998 P266WSH Scania 94D-260/Emergency One WrLR
2001 Y692BSX Scania 94D-260/Emergency One WrL/ET
2005 SN05JWP Scania 94D-260/Emergency One WrL/ET
2008 SN08COU Scania P270/Emergency One WrL/ET

*  Preserved in Lothian and Borders Fire Museum in Laurieston Place, 2007.





? to 1941 Musselburgh Fire Brigade
1941 to 1948 National Fire Service
1948 to 1975 South Eastern Area Fire Brigade
1975 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



The South Eastern Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948

  Equipment Whole-time Retained
  1 Self-propelled pump 1 Company Officers 1 Leading Firemen
  1 Tender and Large Trailer Pump 2 Section Leaders 9 Firemen
    2 Leading Firemen  
    16 Firemen & Watch Room Attendants  

In 1981 the Establishment was 1 Sub Officer, 1 Leading Fireman and 5 Firemen per watch (4 watches).



In the Integrated Risk Management Plan 2005/2010 Musselburgh Fire Station will be closed and relocated to the Wallyford area where the new station will have one Pump and one Incident Support Unit, relocated from Marionville when it closes. When the new station at Wallyford opens Tranent will close as it will no longer be required. This will be a Community Fire Station. (May 2006)

Musselburgh had a call sign of 53 in Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to J02, the new National Call Sign on 3/5/2017.



If you know of any mistakes in this or have any additional information please let me know.


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