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Fire Service 70th Anniversary

Old and new fire tenders outside the Gordonstoun Services Centre

Over 50 former student Fire fighters and members of Grampian Fire and Rescue Services joined current Gordonstoun Fire fighters and the Chief Fire Officer of GFRS to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the School’s Fire Service.

A display of Grampian Fire and Rescue Services through the decades The GFRS standard

Looking through old Gordonstoun call-out logs A display of contemporary Gordonstoun Fires Service pictures

Guests enjoyed browsing archive material relating to the Service over its 70 year history, and were then treated to a display of current RTC techniques by the Lossiemouth retained crew, as well as a practice drill by Gordonstoun and a drive past by the Fire Heritage Society in their beautifully restored 1915 appliance.

Members of the GFRS demonstrate their skill at vehicular rescues A current Gordonstoun firefighter

The 1915 tender approaches the Services Centre Principal Simon Reid takes his place on the 1915 tender

Celebrations were rounded off by presentations between Richard Devey, leader of the Gordonstoun Unit, and Chief Officer David Dalziel of Grampian Fire and Rescue Services.

GFRS Chief Fire Officer David Dalziel talks about the mutual commitment between Gordonstoun and the GFRS Head of the Gordonstoun Unit, Richard Devey (left), with the Principal and the GFRS Chief Fire Officer

A gathering of Firefighters


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