J20 TRANENT

1 Pump, Retained

Stations

1948                              Church Street, TRANENT.

9/6/1968                      Church Street, TRANENT.                Photo

Firemasters

 

80s                      Sub Officer James Raeburn

? to ?                  Sub Officer Wilson Anderson

? to ?                  Sub Officer Billy Plaine

2002                    Sub Officer Joe Stockman

 

Appliances

 

1939 SS5455 Albion/Kerr Drysdale MP
1962 2001SF Bedford TJ5S/HCB Angus WrT
? BSG655L Dennis F108/Dennis WrT
? YSF297S Dodge K1113/Hestair Eagle WrT
1990 HSG737X Dodge G1313/Fulton and Wylie WrL
? C226RSC Dodge G13/Alexander WrL
1998 G239FSC Dodge G13/Fulton and Wylie WrL
2002 P265WSH Scania 94D-260/Emergency One WrL/ET
2011 February P663NSX Scania 94D-260/Emergency One WrL/ET
2011 August SN04CMK Scania 94D-260/Emergency One WrL/ET

P663NSX was changed with P265WSH as P663 had snow chains and P265 didn't.

Brigades

 

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

 

Notes

 

 

The South Eastern Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948

  Equipment Retained
  1 Self-propelled Pump 1 Leading Firemen
    9 Firemen

  

Establishment 2000

 

Equipment

Retained

 

1 Water Tender Ladder

1 Sub Officer

 

 

1 Leading Firefighter

8 Firefighters

 

In 1939 the town of Trannent purchased an Albion Kerr appliance which served until 1962.

In the Integrated Risk Management Plan 2005/2010 Tranent Fire station will close when the new station in the Wallyford area opens as it will no longer be required. This new station will be a Community Fire Station. 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.

Tranent had a call sign of 64 in Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to J20, 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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