1 Pump Retained.
|? till 1955||Main Street? Corrugated Iron shed behind Rubbeck's Garage|
|27/10/1955||Police Road, Brodick, KA27 8AF Photo|
Officers in Charge
|16/10/1971 to||Sub Officer Henry McNicol|
|2000? to 2014||Sub Officer Bill McNicol|
|2014 to||Watch Manager Janice Miller (there 2017)|
|1983||GGB121T||Dodge K1613/HCB Angus||WrL|
|1993||E140XDS||Scania 82M/Fulton & Wylie||WrL|
|K371MYS||Scania 93M-210/Emergency One||WrL|
|2003||K669OSU||Volvo FL6-18/Emergency One||WrL|
|2005||V756NGD||Scania 94D-220/Emergency One||WrL (Retro fit running as WrL)|
|2006||V756NGD||Scania 94D-220/Emergency One||RPL|
The Western Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948
|1 Light Trailer Pump||1 Leading Fireman|
|1 Standard Towing Vehicle||9 Firemen|
1 Water Tender Ladder
1 Sub Officer
1 Leading Firefighter
Volunteers started training 27/3/1955 and new station opened 27/10/1955
Retained since 1955, Volunteer unit before that.
WAFB sheet has station in Main street.
In 1963 there were 11 Retained men.
|??||Brodick Fire brigade????? Arran Fire Brigade?????|
|1941 to 1948||National Fire Service|
|1948 to 1975||Western Area Fire Brigade|
|1975 to 2005||Strathclyde Fire Brigade|
|2005||Strathclyde Fire & Rescue (Name change only.)|
Fire Brigade Out
Lamlash Fire Brigade were called out last Thursday evening to deal with a fire in Douglas Row, Brodick
(The Buteman and Rothesay Express, 22nd April, 1955. Page 6)
New Fire Station "A Waste of Money"
"A waste of public money" declared Provost D.W. McDonald at Tuesday's meeting
of Bute County Council of the as yet unfinished new fire station at Brodick.
He asked how much the station cost, to be told by County Convener, Mr Donald McKinnon, that the estimate of £3,700, but that the work was just nearing completion and he thought there would be £200 or £300 more for amendments.
Said Provost McDonald: "You and I inspected it and I thought then and still do-that it is a waste of public money"
(The Buteman and Rothesay Express, 11th November, 1955. Page 1)
Brodick Fire Brigade held their first social last Thursday when they organised a whist
drive in the Public Hall in aid of the Fire Brigade benevolent fund. Officer in charge of
the Brigade, Mr William Risk welcomed the company and then handed over to
(Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald, March 18, 1960. Page 4)
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