R13 COLMONELL

1 Pump Retained.

Stations

  Main Street
28/11/1957 9 Kirkhill Crescent, Colmonell, KA26 0LQ                Photos

Station occupied 28/11/1957.

 

Firemasters

4/1/1951 to 25/10/1960 Leading Fireman Brown
3/11/1960 to 25/5/1961 Leading Fireman Drynan
1/6/1961 to 26/9/1968 Leading Fireman Mclachlan
3/10/1968 to ? Sub Officer McNaught
? to 4/7/1987 Sub Officer R. McNaughton
? to1990 Sub Officer J. Dunlop
1990 to 1992 Leading Firefighter J. Robertson
20/12/1992 to 31/3/2001 Sub Officer Robert Shankland
18/5/2001 to Sub Officer Ronnie O'Hare

 

Appliances

  GLR819 Austin K2/Home Office Ex ATV HrT
1976 GSD519E Bedford J5/HCB Angus WrT
1983 TSD410N Bedford TK/HCB Angus WrT
1989 EGD273X Bedford KG/CFE WrL
1994 C432KDS Dodge G13 Turbo/Fulton and Wylie Fire Warrior 3 WrL
1994 G533PGE Scania 93M-210/Fulton and Wylie WrL
2004 P936SGE Scania 93M-220/Emergency One RPL
2013 July SF54NZK Scania 94D-260/Saxon RPL

 

 

Notes

 

COLMONELL’S NEW FIRE STATION 

Colmonell’s new fire station, which is to be erected on part of the playpark, is to cost in the region of £1300, members of the South Western Fire Area Joint Committee were told at their meeting in Ayr on Friday.
The cost of the new prefabricated building is to be over £550 and other work such as removing hedges and the laying of drains is to cost approximately £745.
(The Ayrshire Post, July 20, 1956. Page 9)

Garage, accomodation was increased with provision of Portakabin in 1995.
A new garage was built and occupied in March 2002.
When the new appliance room was being built the appliance and tunics were kept in a commercial garage at Clachanton Farm, Colmonell and the office was still in Kirkhill Crescent. On receipt of a call out the first man at the farm had to use the appliance radio to contact M2GX to get the details of the incident. No appliances were allowed to stand by at Colmonell during this time. (12 weeks from November 2001 to January 2002)

 

 

1941 to 1948 National Fire Service
1948 to 1975 South Western Area Fire Brigade
1975 to 2005 Strathclyde Fire Brigade
2005 Strathclyde Fire & Rescue (Name change only.)

 

 

The South Western Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948

 

 

Equipment

Retained

 

1 Light Trailer Pump

1 Leading Fireman

 

1 Towing Vehicle

5 Firemen

 

The South Western Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1957

 

 

Equipment

Retained

 

1 Pump Appliance

1 Leading Fireman

 

 

5 Firemen

 

Establishment 2000

 

 

Equipment

Retained

 

1 Water Tender Ladder

1 Sub Officer

 

 

1 Leading Firefighter

 

 

8 Firefighters

 

 

 

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

 

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