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Fire Engine Photos
1943 Austin K4 ECU (Escape Carrying Unit)
1943 Austin K4 ECU (Escape Carrying Unit) fitted with a front mounted Barton Pump issued by the Home Office for use at Pembroke Docks.The Austin K4 (reg GXA 750) ECU served with the NFS (National Fire Service) and then passed onto the Pembrokeshire Fire Service in 1948.It was later moved from Pembroke Docks to Tenby before going out of service in 1973. This 1943 Austin K4 ECU is beleaved to be one of only 2 now remaining in presevation,the other being GXA 788 which is in the wartime colour (photo 7412) of grey.Photographed at the Odiham Fire Show in 2006,its still brilliantly preserved.
Picture added on 27 August 2008