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VDS 105R Dennis D Series

  Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status VDS 105R Dennis D Series Water Tender Available   This appliance was ordered by Lanarkshire Fire Brigade but delivered to Strathclyde Fire Brigade as the Scottish Fire Brigades were re-organised in 1975 due to regionalisation. The appliance was stationed at Strathaven from 1976 until disposed… Continue Reading

N375 RRU Dennis Sabre TSD233 Series

  Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status N375 RRU Dennis Sabre TSD233 Series Water Tender Ladder Available   This was one of the first Dennis TSD233 Sabres purchased by Dorset Fire Brigade. It was one of a pair and had coachwork by John Dennis Coachbuilders. When new it was placed on the… Continue Reading

KSF 404 Dennis F8

Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status KSF 404 Dennis F8 Major Pump Available   Purchased by the South Eastern Area Fire Brigade in 1953 this Dennis F8 pump was stationed at Leith Fire Station in Junction Place and then at Peebles before being disposed of around 1973. Over 150 of these appliances… Continue Reading

KHS 590 Dennis F12

  Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status KHS 590 Dennis F12 Pump Escape Undergoing Restoration   This appliance was ordered by Western Area Fire Brigade in 1956 and stationed at Rothesay on the Isle of Bute. It was withdrawn from service in the 70’s and replaced by Water Tender Escape YHS 151H.… Continue Reading

L984 VHS Volkswagon LT50

Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status L984 VHS Volkswagon LT50 Volunteer Unit Available   This chassis was originally to be used as a Road Rescue Unit or Technical Support Unit but was found to be unsuitable and was eventually bodied by Dependable Bodies in Cumbernauld as a Volunteer Support Unit. It was… Continue Reading

K665 OSU Volvo FL6-18

  Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status K665 OSU Volvo FL6-18 Water Tender Ladder Available   This Volvo FL6-18 was one of a batch of nine Volvos delivered to Strathclyde Fire Brigade, with the bodywork by Emergency One UK, to be issued to Retained Stations. The Brigade policy at the time was… Continue Reading

B383 WSK Ford Cargo 0813

Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status B383 WSK Ford Cargo 0813 Graphex Tender Undergoing Restoration James Gunn, Senior Technical Officer Site Closure Project, Dounreay, Caithness, hands the keys for Graphex Tender B383WSK to Bob James of Strathclyde Fire & Rescue Preservation Group as fellow group members look on. One of two uniquely… Continue Reading

HSU 109A Land Rover Redwing

  Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status HSU 109A Land Rover Redwing Light Pump 4 x 4 Available   The Redwing fire engine is based on a 109 11k2a Land Rover with a 2286cc (140 cu in) petrol engine and a four speed high and low ratio gearbox with four wheel drive.… Continue Reading

OGD 142M Land Rover

  Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status OGD 142M Land Rover Light Pump 4 x 4 Available   This appliance, a Land Rover with bodywork by Glasgow firm Bennett, was originally ordered by the Glasgow Fire Service as a Road Rescue Unit and stationed at Partick Fire Station. The vehicle proved unsuitable… Continue Reading

GGX 689 Austin K2

  Appliance Registration Make / Model Type Current Vehicle Status GGX 689 Austin K2 Hose Reel Tender Fire Museum & Heritage Centre   During routine Pre 2010 Event Season Safety Checks, problems were found with the braking system on this vehicle Despite the impending Cheapside Street Memorial Service at which this K2 will be taking… Continue Reading

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Scottish Fire & Rescue History

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James Mair Memorial Service
James Mair Memorial Service 26th May 2019 Dear John, Graeme, and Museum Volunteers, Thank you for our incredible tour of the Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Preservation Museum. Your special efforts have not only honored my Great Grandfather's sacrifice but have memorialized his legacy. The attention to detail and your remarkable [more]
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]

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