Fordson 7V ‘GGN802’ post-war history discovered

I recently had a call from Bruce Hoad, a firefighter with East Sussex Fire and Rescue saying he had seen a photograph of our Pump Escape at Uckfield Fire Station in the 1950s.

Fordson 7V at Uckfield Fire Station in 1952

Fordson 7V at Uckfield Fire Station in 1952

 

 

Uckfield Old Fire Station todayA bit more research led him to a post-war history of Uckfield Fire Brigade on Uckfield News. There is also some wartime history here.

 

About lowdhamstation

I am a director of a small (and very technical) business, a committed Christian, a Reader (and preacher) in my local village church, husband to my dear Frances, am interested in heritage railways, and heritage fire engines. I currently run a group that displays wartime and early post-war fire engines at 1940s re-enacting events and steam engine rallies. O yes, and vintage cars and motorbikes, and we live in a Victorian railway station.
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