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R58 DUS Volvo FL10 Hydraulic Platform

R58 DUS Volvo FL10 Hydraulic Platform     The SS263 Hydraulic Platform mounted on this vehicle was manufactured by Simon Engineering of Dudley, West Midlands on 26/c/1961 with a serial number of SS263/34859, and in 1983, under a Fire Service replacement programme, was initially mounted on a Shelvoke & Drewery WY chassis, vehicle registration number… Continue Reading

EW 9795 Leyland Cub – Cracker

1936 Leyland Cub Light Six The Scottish Fire and Rescue Heritage Trust are excited to introduce our newest exhibit.   EW 9795 Leyland Cub This vehicle  has been generously loaned to us by The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and we are excited to have this appliance (affectionately called Cracker)   on display. This has a six cylinder petrol engine with an… Continue Reading

SXF 159  1956 Austin A40 Countryman “GP5”

SXF 159  1956 Austin A40 Countryman “GP5 This magnificent vehicle served with the Auxiliary Fire Service (AFS) from 1956 thru to 1968. During those 12 years in service, it was utilised in several roles.  Primarily, it was used as a Staff Car with Mobile Columns and at times, it would be used as a Towing… Continue Reading

LSB 149

Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status LSB 149 Austin FGK 40 Pump Restoration   This appliance was ordered by The Western Area Fire Brigade in 1963 and was first registered on February 12th 1964. Chassis No. 201594 and Engine No. 422064 It has a 9′ 6″ wheelbase and is powered by a… Continue Reading

D999 SSU Scania G82M

Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status D999 SSU Scania G82M Water Tender Ladder Available   This appliance was one of the first Scania Water Tender Ladders to be imported into the U.K. Another product of Fulton & Wylie, it spent much of its early life as a demonstrator travelling throughout the country… Continue Reading

GTO 10 Dennis Merryweather

  Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status GTO 10 Dennis Merryweather Turntable Ladder Available   Dennis Merryweather Fire Appliance GTO 10 was ordered by the Home Office just after the outbreak of World War 2 as part of an order for thirty three 100′ (30m) turntable ladders to be supplied by the… Continue Reading

THS 825 Austin Gipsy

Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status THS 825 Austin Gipsy Light Pump 4 x 4 Available   This appliance was ordered by the Western Area Fire Brigade, first registered on the 26th October 1961, and according to the 1961 Western Area Fire Brigade Annual Report allocated to Whiting Bay was One Gypsy… Continue Reading

WGA 714H Dennis

  Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status WGA 714H Dennis Mk2 Scoosher Available   This appliance was registered on the 14th of April 1970 to The Glasgow Fire Service and from May 1975 Registered to Strathclyde Fire Brigade. From 1976 to 1980 it was stationed at B02 Govan (on the run then… Continue Reading

KHS 842 Dennis

  Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status KHS 842 Dennis F8 Major Pump Available   KHS 842 was one of six Dennis F8 Fire Appliances bought by Western Area Fire Brigade. Purchased in 1956 it had bodywork by Dennis Bros of Guilford as opposed to bodywork by Miles. It was classed as… Continue Reading

YHS 151H Dennis F108

  Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status YHS 151H Dennis F108 Water Tender Escape Available   This fire appliance has the distinction of being the last wheeled escape carrying vehicle to have been ordered by a Scottish Fire Brigade. It was delivered to the Western Area Fire Brigade in 1970 and stationed… Continue Reading

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Firemaster Alexander Nisbet
Scottish Firemaster Alexander Nisbet Wins George Medal April 1941   Click on the image to read the newspaper archive story on how Firemaster Alexander Nisbet from the Coatbridge Fire Brigade earned The George Medal while he was temporarily attached to the London Fire Brigade in 1941. He was posted down to London [more]
Old Glory Steam and Vintage Preservation Magazine
Article Author Hugh Dougherty The Trust Thanks Hugh Dougherty and "Old Glory" For Allowing Us To Display This Ariticle On Our Site   [more]
Doors Closed at SFR Training Centre Gullane
March 13th 2015 Marked The End Of An Era At SFRS Training Centre In Gullane   The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Heritage Trust were honoured to accept an invitation to take part in the closing ceremony for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Training School in Gullane The Gullane Training [more]

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