1 Pump Retained.


  Bank Street. (Private Brigade, Knox ?)
  Dalry Road (now Spartan Garage)                                                          Photo
24/4/1952 to 19/12/1989 Paddockholm Road (just west of present station).                              Photo
19/12/1989 Paddockholm Road Kilbirnie KA25 7EQ.                                               Photo


Officer in Charge

War Section Leader Frank Brennen (there 1960 as Sub Officer)
  Sub Officer Albert Lees
? to 1977 Sub Officer A Duffield
1997 to Oct 2010 Sub Officer Jim Price
Oct 2010 to 1/6/2021 Watch Commander Gordon Reid
2/6/2021 to Temporary Watch Commander Colin Johnstone



  CS2480 Leyland (Poss CS2430) SP
  GSD308 Dennis F8/Dennis MP
  LCS147 Dennis F25/Dennis WrL
1974 HSJ450N Bedford TKEL/Jag 4.2/HCB Angus WrT
1989 UGA402W Bedford TKEL/HCBAngus CSV/F & W WrL
1990 EGD269X Bedford KG/CFE WrL
1994 E148XDS Scania G82M/Fulton and Wylie WrL
1997 H96YUS Scania G93M-210/Fulton and Wylie WrL
5/12/2006 Y543TNS Scania 94D-260/Emergency One RPL
2010 August 31st SF03OMX Scania 94D-260/Saxon RPL
2021 Nov SF13GXN Scania P280/JDC/Polybilt RP




? Kilbirnie Fire Brigade?
1941 to 1948 National Fire Service
1948 to 1975 South Western Area Fire Brigade
1975 to 2005 Strathclyde Fire Brigade
2005 to 2013 Strathclyde Fire & Rescue (Name change only.)
1/4/2013 Scottish Fire and Rescue Service





The South Western Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948






1 Self Propelled Pump

1 Leading Fireman


1 Light Trailer Pump

9 Firemen


The South Western Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1957







2 Pump Appliances

1 Sub Officer



1 Leading Fireman



8 Firemen


Establishment 2000






1 Water Tender Ladder

1 Sub Officer



1 Leading Firefighter



8 Firefighters




The first station was in Bank Street, then in Paddockholm Road (the first purpose built retained station in South Western Area Fire Brigade) just to the west of the present station.
The Dedication Service for the present station was held on Tuesday, 19th of December, 1989 at 19-00 hours
Check the Barber's shop for more info (opposite funeral directors) and The Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald.
In the station in Dalry Road there were two TL's. GSD308 is now at a distillery on Islay (date?)
When the new call signs were being implemented in the WEST SDA over a 7 week period beginning 31/8/2020 doing 1 LSO Area per week, Kilbirnie was changed from R16 to G22.


Station A3Y Walkers Garage

1 Ret, 4 AFS Fulltime, 36 AFS Part time, 4 Telephonists Fulltime, 5 Part time Messenger Boys.
Ford Sulzer Motor Pump 500/700 gpm
Towing Car Coventry Climax 350/500 gpm
Towing Car Standard Gwynne 120/200 gpm
Dam Unit 1000 gall Standard Gwynne 120/200 gpm
GLT906 Austin K2 Standard Towing Unit.


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


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