1 Pump Retained


1950 Open fronted lean to shed, Co-op ground in Shore Street Bowmore. (S.C.W.S. Garage)
1959 Flora Street, Bowmore, PA43 7JX                          Photo



Officers in Charge

War years Sub Officer John Dixon   the first OIC
? to ? Sub Officer Duncan Logan
? to 15/12/1967 Sub Officer Ian McArthur (there 1965)
16/12/1967 to 1969 Sub Officer James Stewart
1/4/1969 to Sub Officer D Smith
? to ? Sub Officer Alan McDougall
? to ? Sub Officer Willie Mitchell
? to ? Sub Officer Donald Logan
? to ? Sub Officer Dugald MacTaggart
1984 Sub Officer Graeme Smith    (there in 1994)
? to 2014 Watch Commander Euan Logan  (there 2007 and 2014)
2014 June to Watch Manager Nick Abbott



  RHS519 Austin FFK/HCB HrT
     CT4 Coventry Climax TrP
  KGE451N Dodge K850/Fulton and Wylie WrL
1992 LGD628Y Bedford TKEL/Fulton and Wylie Fire Warrior WrL
1993 K663OSU Volvo FL6-18/Emergency One WrL
2008 SG02XLW Scania 94D-260/Emergency One RPL
17/2/2018 SF06GAX Scania P270/JDC RPL




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.)



The Western Fire Area Joint Committee decided yesterday to purchase a site for a fire station at Bowmore, Islay and to seek the Secretary of State for Scotland's permission, which had previously been withheld, to proceed with the work.
(Glasgow Herald, September 29, 1955. Page 2)






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