Mobile Volunteer Unit
|1951||Hose box, The Post Office|
|?||Wooden Hut next to Telephone Kiosk at Ferry Slipway Photo|
|?||Wooden Hut at rear of Village Hall Photo|
|2010||Wooden Hut beside Village Heritage Centre Photo|
|1971||Volunteer Leader N. Davidson|
|? to ?||Volunteer Leader Martin Dunn|
|? to ?||Volunteer Leader Donald MacNaughton|
|? to ?||Volunteer Leader Bobby Sinclair|
|1/11/1992 to Jan 2001||Volunteer Leader Roddy Black|
|2003 to||Volunteer Leader Duncan Sinclair (there 2014)|
1948 Two men manual pump
2011 SE02LYS Ford Courier van
2012 SA52FYS Ford Ranger 4x4
2016 Nov SN61EJY Mitsubishi L200 4x4 (ex Alloa)
2017 May No Appliance
The Ford Courier and Ranger are just used as vans to transport the Unit's equipment from the hut to the scene of the incident.
Due to crew shortage at Colintraive in May 2017 SN61EJY was moved to Kererra.
The Western Fire Area Administration Scheme Order, 1948
1 Two men manual pump 7 Firemen
1951 A hose box sufficiently large to hold the equipment of the Volunteer Fire Party was erected at a central point in the village.
From 1953 to 1975 there were 7 Volunteers.
SA52FYS a red Ford Ranger is the first in the Fleet not to have a badge or name, it just says Fire & Rescue on the side. This was the first vehicle in the SFR fleet not to have a badge in preparation for the new Scottish Fire Service coming into being.
Due to a lack of crew at Colintraive SN61EJY was moved to Kererra in May 2017.
|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|
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