Monthly Archives: May 2013

K4 to visit Sheffield Fire and Police Museum, 1-2 June

The Fire and Police Museum ( are having a 1940s event this coming weekend, and have asked for a wartime appliance to be in attendance, to augment their K2 and TP. So I am taking the K4 Turntable Ladder up … Continue reading

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Mobile Canteen Rebuild

The stripdown is now complete, and there is hardly a scrap of original wood left, apart from the inside of the wheel arches. The chassis is painted, and bolted back together. The missing wheel-bolt replaced on the RH brake drum. … Continue reading

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The Princess Royal unveils the Memorial to Nottinghamshire Firefighters

The memorial is to all firemen, ARP wardens, Civil Defence, Fire Watchers and more recent Firefighters from Nottinghamshire who died in the line of duty. Obviously most died during WW2, but there were a few since. I had been invited … Continue reading

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