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This year celebrates 200 years of the world’s first municipal Fire Brigade – founded right here in Edinburgh.

Journey through two centuries of firefighting legacy with our special exhibition created in partnership with the Museum of Scottish Fire Heritage. From its humble beginnings in 1824 to the modern-day achievements as the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, explore the remarkable history, stories, and contributions of Edinburgh’s Fire Service.

Edinburgh Rising from the Ashes: 200 Years of the Scottish Fire Service