J22 NORTH BERWICK

2 Pumps Retained.

Stations

? to ? Station Road, NORTH BERWICK
1948 Station Road, NORTH BERWICK.
18/3/1982 to 3/12/2012 14 Station Road, NORTH BERWICK. EH39 4AU             Photo
3/12/2012 to 7/12/2012 Scottish Fire Service College at Gullane with WT crew from Edinburgh
7/12/2012 to Council Yard, The Heugh, NORTH BERWICK. (1 Pump)

Firemasters

 

? to ? Leading Fireman Forsythe
? to ? Station Officer Tom Lorimer
? to ? Station Officer Tommy Russell
? to 1/10/1976 Station Officer M. Traherne (Taffy)
1982 Station Officer John A. Lorimer (Jock)
? to ? Station Officer Angus Campbell
? to 31/3/2003 Station Officer Hugh McMinn
May 2003 to Nov 2006 Station Officer George Combe
2007 to 2010 Watch Manager John Russell
2010 to 1/11/2013? Watch Manager Scott Lorimer  (son of Jock Lorimer)
Nov 2013? to 31/5/2016 Watch Manager David Roulstone
? to Watch Manager Andy Adams (there Sept 2017)

 

Appliances

?   Steamer  
  GXA763 Austin K4/Home Office/SEAFB PE
  LSF901 Dennis F12/Dennis PE
  WFS11 AEC Mercury/Merryweather PL
1963 7266SC Bedford TJ5SZ/HCB Angus  

 

  First Second
1984 PSC700P OSC770P
1990 WSG107W NSX348Y
1998 K964DSC F907USX
2003 T237RFS K964DSC
2004 W645RSC T237RFS
2012 Dec 7 T236RFS  
2013 Dec W645RSC  
2014 Jan W645RSC T237RFS
2017 Sept 21 SN06FYH W645RSC

 

OSC770P Dodge K850/Fulton and Wylie WrT
PSC700P Dodge K850/Fulton and Wylie WrT
WSG107W Dodge G1313/Carmichael WrL
NSX348Y Dodge G13c/Mountain Range WrT
F907USX Dodge G13c/Excalibur CBK WrT
K964DSC Scania 93M-250/Emergency One WrL/ET
T236RFS Scania 94D-260/Emergency One WrL/ET
T237RFS Scania 94D-260/Emergency One WrL/ET
W645RSC Scania 94D-260/Emergency One WET
SN06FYH Scania P270/Emergency One WrLET

The First is a WrL/ET (13.5 ladder) and the second is a WrT/ET (10.5 ladder).

Brigades

 

? to 1948 North Berwick Town Council 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

 

Notes

The South Eastern Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948

  Equipment Retained
  1 Pump Escape 1 Leading Firemen
  1 Tender and Large Trailer Pump 9 Firemen

Establishment 2000

 

Equipment

Retained

 

2 Water Tender Ladders

1 Station Officer

 

 

1 Sub Officer

 

 

2 Leading Firefighters

 

 

11 Firefighters

 

The present station in Station Road was occupied in August 1981 and Officially Opened on 18/3/1982.

3/12/2012    Fire Station and two appliances severely damaged by fire. From 6pm fire cover provided by a wholetime crew from Edinburgh based at The Scottish Fire Service College at Gullane

7/12/2012    Fire Cover from 8am now provided by North Berwick Retained based in Council yard at The Heugh with one pump.

Between 14th and 18 December 2013 North Berwick Retained moved back into the station running one pump, W645RSC.

North Berwick had a call sign of 68 in Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to J22, 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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