NT5434 : Melrose Fire Station

taken 11 years ago, near to Melrose, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Melrose Fire Station
Melrose Fire Station
The banner "save your local fire station" on this building in High Street, Melrose is in protest against the Lothians and Borders Fire and Rescue Service plan to close the station as part of a five year service improvement plan. However, despite a spirited local campaign to prevent the closure, the station will shut down in June 2007. Fire officials believe that the personnel at the nearby wholetime fire station at Galashiels can mobilise much faster than the retained personnel at Melrose station. (Source: some information from the local newspaper "Border Telegraph")
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Date Taken
Friday, 23 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 March, 2007
Category
Fire station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5436 3420 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:35.9561N 2:43.5514W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5438 3421
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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