Tag Archives: AFS

Commemorating the Auxiliary Fire Service – 50 years on

The AFS was formed in 1949 and served until disbanded, along with the rest of the Civil Defence movement, on 1st April 1968. The NFS and AFS Vehicles Group are planning to commemorate this with two significant events this summer. … Continue reading

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Some very poignant photos from the Blitz

Many thanks to Helen Crowfoot for drawing our attention to these: www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3308483

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Supporting the British Legion, and the AFS in Leicester

Today I took the K2 and Dennis pump to the Paviors Rugby Club at Burnt Stump to support the local branch of the British Legion. Not a large crowd, but worthwhile to raise the profile. Meanwhile, a couple of interesting … Continue reading

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Building an AFS 6″ Pipe Bridge

Tony Henwood and David Moore hatched a plan to build an AFS pipe bridge. Unfortunately, it is believed that the whole stock of AFS pipes was scrapped when Marchington closed down. So a few Tee pieces were sacrificed to supply … Continue reading

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New video of Trailer Pump Demo at Welland

I have posted videos on youtube, mainly filmed by the Walker family of the  6-inch Pumping Demonstration and the Trailer Pump Demonstration.

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