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Fire Engines

Photo taken during an "open day" at the Fire Station, Gt Western Road, Kirkwall
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Picture added on 29 July 2007
Comments:
The far appliance is a Dodge Water tender ladder at Kll from 1982 - 2004. The Nearer is a Mercedes water tender ladder at Kll 1991 - 2004.
Added by Dave Norquay on 31 July 2007
The Fire station was built on the site of the first Royal British Legion Social Club, which had previously been the first Kirkwall & St. Ola Community Centre, which had been a WW2 Toc H building.
Added by Sandy on 13 August 2011
Does anyone know when the fire station was built? And, for that matter, when the Legion Club opened on Junction Road?
Added by Bruce Gorie on 26 August 2014
The Royal British Legion Club opened in Junction Road in 1967. The old one, on the site of the Fire Station opened in 1962.
Added by Sandy on 11 September 2014
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