Thursday, March 14, 2013

The Opening of Fair Isle's New Fire Station.

Britain's most Remote and Newest Fire Station...
and the last Fire Station to be built in the UK by the Fire Board before it merges with the Police.

Photos of the Building and Ceremonial Opening.

Laying the foundations.

Working late into the Simmer Dim.

digging for water & electric hook u.s 

Built by Shetland's Ness Engineering LTD. 

Well attended by Islanders and Fire Officials & day visitors.

The Flea

Fair Isle's Fire Crew & Visiting Fire Officials.

even Mauvi was there!

Wildlife news... Henry caught our first ever "live" Cowrie Shell.

Henry's the reddish ever Short-spined Sea Scorpion
Father Lasher Myoxocephalus scorpius

The colour in this photo is too orange this fish is Fire Engine Red!

Great Tit in the squalling, hailing corn snow and freezing cold must of been thinking... 
"surely I've over wintered by now?"

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