L58 SALEN (Isle of Mull)
Mobile Volunteer Unit
WAFB Council Houses (Tel. Aros 22)
Wooden Hut beside Salen Hotel. Photo
2008 June Equipment kept in room in Hotel and Ford Ranger outside where the hut used to be.
|1970||Volunteer Leader A. Kennedy|
|Volunteer Leader C Carmichael|
|Volunteer Leader A Cameron|
|19/5/1994 to||Volunteer Leader Gerrard Ralston (there 2014)|
June 2008 SB51XLG Ford Ranger 4x4 VSU
Nov 2012 SF03AUM Ford Ranger 4x4 VSU
Feb 2017 SF61LJZ Toyota Hi-Lux/Truckman VSU
|1941 to 1948||National Fire Service ?|
|1948 to 1975||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 Western Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948
|1 Two Men Manual pump||4 Firemen|
|Banana Pump, hose, standpipe etc||1 Volunteer Leader|
Sites have been looked at but no decision yet.
1999 8 of a crew.
2001 A paging aerial is fitted at the local hotel.
2004 11 of a crew, PBI Gold tunics & Gallet helmets, 1 Banana pump. (New uniform received Dec 2004)
The Ford Ranger is just a bare pickup used to transport the equipment that was kept in the hut to the incident. The Unit also has the use of two rooms in the Salen Hotel for an office and fire kit storage. (June 2008)
2012 The brigade are looking at Council garages with a view to using as a Station.
If you know of any mistakes in this or have any additional information please let me know.
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