1 Rescue Pump Retained.
|1951/52||New Trows Road, LESMAHAGOW.|
|7/3/1972||Old Carlisle Road, LESMAHAGOW. ML11 0DT. Photo|
|? to ?||Sub Officer Alexander Mackie (there 1963 &68)|
|? to 1976||Sub Officer Jimmy Muir|
|1976 to 1984||Sub Officer Sandy Crookes|
|1984 to 1989||Sub Officer John Hamilton|
|1/12/1990 to 1/5/2000||Sub Officer William Main|
|Sept 2001 to||Sub Officer Jamie Brown (still there 2017 now Watch Manager)|
|GLT939||Austin K2/Home Office||ATV|
P792UGA was the last Road Rescue Unit to go Off the Run in Strathclyde.
|TSD311J||Land Rover/South Western Area FB||RRU|
|F903JSU||Volvo FL6-17/Fulton and Wylie||WrL|
|L722UGA||Scania 93M-210/Emergency One||WrL|
|L806USU||Mercedes 410D/Emergency One||RRU|
|P792UGA||Mercedes 412D Sprinter/Emergency One||RRU|
|Y548TNS||Scania 94D-260/Emergency One||RPL|
|SF10GWE||Scania P280/JDC/Poly Bilt||RPL|
The Lanarkshire Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948
|1 Towing Vehicle||1 Leading Fireman|
|1 Large Trailer Pump||9 Firemen|
|1 Water Tender Ladder||1 Sub Officer|
|1 Road Rescue Unit||2 Leading Firefighters|
Lesmahagow new fire station is now operational. (Lanarkshire Fire Committee minutes. 12/1/1972.)
In 1978 Lesmahagow got an RRU.
On the 27th June 1978 the Police and Fire Committee of Strathclyde Regional Council approved an increase to the Establishment at Arrochar and Lesmahagow of 1 Leading Fireman and 3 Firemen as a Road Rescue Unit was being provided at both stations.
On the 18th January 2007 the WrL and RRU were replaced by a Rescue Pump Ladder
Lanark County Council are to build a part time maintained
fire station at Lesmahagow at a cost of £25,000.
(The Glasgow Herald, Thursday, January 4, 1971. Page 4.)
|1941 to 1948||National Fire Service|
|1948 to 1975||Lanarkshire 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|
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