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The Perth and Kinross Fire Brigade came into operation on the 16th  May, 1948 under the Fire Services Act, 1947 covering the joint county of Perth and Kinross, and the burgh of Perth. The Brigade continued until Regionalisation on 16th May, 1975 when part of it went into the Central Region  Fire Brigade and the remainder into Tayside   Fire Brigade.



1948 to 1974                                     King Edward Street, PERTH.
1974 to 1975                                     401 High Street, PERTH


1948 to 1975                                     Firemaster A. Masson M.B.E. O.B.E.  QFSM MIFireE




1948     1975  
Perth WT/RT   Perth WT/RT?
Aberfeldy RT   Aberfeldy RT
Aberfoyle RT   Aberfoyle RT
Aylth RT   Aylth RT
Auchterarder RT   Auchterarder RT
Blairgowrie RT   Blairgowrie RT
Callander RT   Callander RT
Comrie RT   Comrie RT
Coupar Angus RT   Coupar Angus RT
Crieff RT   Crieff RT
Doune RT   Doune RT
Dunblane RT   Dunblane RT
Dunkeld RT   Dunkeld RT
Killin RT   Killin RT
Pitlochry RT   Pitlochry RT
Kinross RT   Kinross RT
Kinloch Rannoch Vol.   Kinloch Rannoch Vol.
Kirkmichael Vol.   Kirkmichael Vol.
    Unit formed 1960 Lochearnhead Vol.


Stations Opened


Station Operational Official Opening
Crieff   12/6/1956
Blairgowrie   2/5/1958
Auchterarder   16/8/1960
Coupar Angus   5/7/1962
Dunkeld   29/5/1963
Aberfoyle   31/7/1968
Aberfeldy 13th to open 14/5/1969
Alyth 14th to open 21/7/1971
Perth   29/9/1971


34. Aberfoyle.
The site known as "Alt Vingan" would be suitable, enter negotiations to purchase.
35. Kinross.
Negotiate with Police for surplus ground at new Police Station opposite County Buildings.
36. Volunteer Units.
It was reported by the Firemaster and noted that a new Volunteer Unit had been started at Lochearnhead and that new sheds for the storage of appliances had been provided at Kinloch Rannoch and Kirkmichael
(Perth and Kinross Joint Fire Committee Meeting 30/10/1960)

In 1973 the Establishment of Retained Officers in Charge was 4 Station Officers and 11 Sub Officers.
(Perth and Kinross Joint Fire Committee Minutes)


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