1 Pump, Retained.
|1948||Colvin Street, DUNBAR.|
|30/1/1958||Countess Road, DUNBAR. EH42 1DU Photo|
|? to ?||Sub Officer Robertson?|
|? to 1972||Sub Officer Alec Rammage|
|May 1972 to Sept 1979||Sub Officer Bill Low|
|Nov 1979 to Dec 1983||Sub Officer Andrew Smith|
|Jan 1984 to Mar 1992||Sub Officer Andrew Wallace|
|Mar 1992 to May 1993||Sub Officer Alec McIntyre|
|May 1993 to 30/11/2013||Sub Officer Kevin Blair QFSM (Watch Manager from 2006)|
|2013 to||Watch Manager Ian Denholm (there Sept 2017)|
|?||Shand Mason Manual||P *|
|1942?||GLT573||Austin K2/Home Office/SEFB||HrT|
|1974||CFS131L||Bedford TKG/HCB Angus||WrL|
|1986||D493BSC||Dodge G13c/Mountain Range||WrLR|
|2000||M134XSF||Scania 93M-250/Emergency One||WrL/ET|
|2007||SN04CMX||Scania 94D-260/Emergency One||WrL/ET|
* Preserved in Lothian and Borders Fire Museum in Laurieston Place, 2007.
|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 to||Scottish Fire and Rescue Service|
The South Eastern Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948
|1 Tender and Large Trailer Pump||1 Leading Fireman|
1 Water Tender Ladder
1 Sub Officer
1 Leading Firefighter
The extension to the station which was started in 1982 was Commissioned on 14/1/1984 and consisted of kitchen, female toilet, showers, rear entrance and two store rooms and drying room.
Watch Manager Kevin Blair was awarded the Queen's Fire Service Medal in the New Year's Honours List 2014. Kevin Blair (55) joined the fire and rescue service 33 years ago and rose through the ranks to watch manager, a post he held for twenty years, at Dunbar retained fire station. He has been directly involved in responding to some of the area’s major incidents including blazes which destroyed Dunbar Parish Church and the former Bellevue Hotel. Kevin is married to Lauren and has three children. He recently retired from the service due to ill health.
Dunbar had a call sign of 69 in Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service, this was changed to J24, 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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