Dennis Specialist Vehicles is a major British manufacturer of specialised commercial vehicles and is based in Guildford, England. Dennis is however most famous for its fire engines, although its other major product lines are buses and trucks.
Dennis was founded as Dennis Brothers in 1895 and has a in recent years had several other owners. At this moment the original Dennis is split up in Dennis Bus and Dennis Fire (as of 2001 jointly called Alexander Dennis) and Dennis-Eagle. For the Dennis buses, see our bus and coach site, link at bottom of this page.
Dennis is a well known and popular manufacturer and has a large fan-base in the UK, hence the many hundreds of photos on the Fire Engine Photos site of 'the Dennis', old and new....
Dennis F8 Pump Escape
KSA363 Dennis F8/Dennis 1955 Pump Escape. This engine was in service at the North Eastern Fire briga...
Dennis D Penzance
1972 Dennis D Water Tender at Penzance Cornwall County Fire Brigade. Replaced late 1980s.
Chemical Tender No 2
Dennis Sabre/SK-Fire YJ9384J 1998 P2000
One of two such units, this one is at Tuas Fire Station ...
Foamtender No 3
Dennis Sabre HD/SK-Fire 1998 YK880Y with a 4000 liters foam compound tank, at Changi Fire Station (...
Pump Ladder 47
PL47 4500/250lpmT3600 Dennis Sabre HD/SK Fire - Godiva GMA5300 YJ9702A 1998.
PL 4500/250lpmT3600Dennis Sabre HD/SK Fire - Godiva GMA5300
YL3278L 2003 .
SCDF changed a coupl...