Category Archives: FIRE

London Fire Brigade Massey Shaw


London Fire Brigade
Massey Shaw
This vessel is now in preservation. It was launched in 1935 and used by the LFB until 1971. Having led an amazing life, she was involved in fighting fire in The Blitz on London during World War II as well as bringing troops back from Dunkirk. More recently, in 2002 and 2004, Suggs (from Madness) and the Salvage Squad helped restore Massey Shaw back to her former glory. She is now used for ceremonial duties and is run as an educational trust.

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NRD 42X Akzo Nobel Dennis RS

NRD 42X
Akzo Nobel
Dennis RS
Based at Silvertown, London. The brakes had seized on and the vehicle hadn’t moved for two years. The cab is really dusty and dirty. The vehicle was previously in service with Royal Berkshire as a Water/Ladder before being converted into a foam tender for this small London chemical works.

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