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Merryweather “Gem” Steam Fire Pump

On the 14th January 1901 St Andrews Town Council set up a new committee known as The Steam Fire Engine Committee. This was formed on the back of a generous offer by a noted citizen of the town, Major Donald Lindsay Carnegie, to fund the purchase of a new Merryweather Fire Engine similar to the… Continue Reading

Shand Mason Steam Fire Pump

The first steam powered fire pump was manufactured by Braithwaite and Ericsson of London in 1829 The first successful “Steamer” was constructed by Shand Mason of London in 1858 and this company had been involved in the fire appliance business since 1774. This example of a Shand Mason steam fire appliance was delivered to Oxford… Continue Reading

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Scottish Fire & Rescue History

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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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