Fife fire and rescue service.(Former DFmr Abe Simpson)

Former DFmr Abe Simpson celebrated his 100th birthday on November 6. Abe joined the Kirkcaldy Fire Brigade in 1934 and worked as an engineer come motor mechanic, repairing the then modern fire appliances. Abe graduated from the IFE in 1938 when, as Second Officer, his duties were mainly concerned with the training of Auxiliary Fire Service personnel. In 1947 he became DO for Fife and Kinross and subsequently took over the Fife Division of the then Eastern Fire Force. …

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