Rescure Services

Tayside Fire and Rescue Service

Kirkmichael and Glenshee both have Fire Stations manned by local volunteer firefighters to provide a fast,Firefighters local response to emergencies.

To call the fire brigade, Dial 999

Volunteer firefighters are men and women who live and/or work in their local community and are paid to attend training nights, community fire safety events, maintenance periods as well as their attendance at emergency incidents.

Initial training and continued development opportunities will be provided.

Tayside Fire and Rescue can receive calls to assist the public at any time of the day or night, 24 hours a day 365 days a year and relies on the availability of it's volunteer firefighters in certain areas to respond to these calls.

We are looking for women and men who:

  • Live or work within 5 minutes drive of their Fire Station.
  • Are age 18 or over.
  • Have the ability to complete the practical tests and interviews.
  • Are interested in helping their community.

For an application pack please visit  or contact your local brigade:

Kirkmichael – Gary West (01250) 886312
Glenshee – Pete Hart (01250) 882284
Tayside Fire Brigade Home Page: -

The Community Fire Safety Officer within the Brigade is Station Officer James Stark (Perth & Kinross) who can be contacted on 01382 825295.


Tayside Mountain Rescue Team

Tayside Mountain Rescue logoTayside Mountain Rescue is a fully trained and equipped emergency response organisation. Its primary role is the provision of search and rescue in mountainous, or inhospitable terrain in Tayside or other areas, for any person who may be injured, or otherwise in need of assistance.

As with all other mountain rescue teams, this service is provided at no cost to the person assisted, or to the person requesting the assistance.

In addition to the above role, Tayside Mountain Rescue will also assist at any land based civil emergency, such as flood, blizzard, major accident or similar.

Tayside Mountain Rescue will also undertake to provide safety cover at mountain based events.

The Team, with 25 members including trained search dogs, carries out the actual field work, or rescues. Team members come from all over Tayside and from all walks of life.

All Team members are unpaid volunteers.

If you wish to receive further details about Team membership, or any aspect of Tayside Mountain Rescue, write to:

visit our website at


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