A Memorial for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) will mark the the loss of seven firefighters on the 50th anniversary of the tragic Kilbirnie Street warehouse fire in Glasgow.

The Kilbirnie Street tragedy unfolded shortly after 11.20am on Friday, August 25, 1972 when crews from the former Glasgow Fire Service raced to the scene of a ferocious blaze at the Sher Brothers warehouse. The seven who lost their lives in the tragedy were Divisional Officer Andrew Quinn, Leading Firefighter Alistair Crofts, Firefighters Iain R. Bermingham, Allan Finlay, William M. Hooper, Duncan A. M. McMillan and James W. Rook.

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