The hosting costs of websites on this system have historically been covered by advertising. However changes in the way people use the internet, including ad-blocking mean that the revenues no longer cover the expenses. For this reason we will be closing this website within the next two months unless we can find a different model. If any users of the site would be interested in the possibility of taking this incredible archive or pictures and comments over including paying for hosting, please get in touch.
We use cookies to track visitor statistics and personalise adverts. This info is shared with Google. Only use the site if you agree to this. OK, I agree
Librapix Link

Fire Engines Photos

Upload a Picture About this Site | Links | Random Pic | Advanced Search Home | Latest Additions | Contributors | Visitors
 
RHYLS FLEET
Fire Engine Photos
No: 10910   Contributor: Jake Caswell   Year: 2008   Manufacturer: Volvo   Country: United Kingdom
RHYLS FLEET

From the left Retained pump (F888 AKC)
Middle Whole time pump (PN05 EFW)
Right Areil Ladder Platform (L21 XEY)
Picture added on 10 September 2008
add commentComments:
Is F888AKC still a reserve or sold? Hope Rhyls ALP performs better on home ground.When it attended Wrexham Walmsleys fire it spewed its hydraulic oil everywhere, and it turned up at Wrexham Hippodrome on MP8 ALP2 and didnt raise a boom in anger, but still needed the fitters.Is it a bit of a dog like Chesters Volvo ALP?

Added by Gary Simpson on 29 November 2008.
Hi Gary. Ever since the Volvo ALP went away in 2006 to Angloco to be refurbished, there seems to have been no end of problems with it from what I have heard. F888AKC is still a reserve and has not yet been disposed of, it certainly wont be sold on, it will be scrapped as this is the trend in North Wales unfortunately now. Are you based in North Wales?

Added by Michael C. Smith on 09 March 2009.
hi jake great pic mate i shall have to upload some of my pics

Added by Andy Hutton on 14 April 2009.
Yes its a shame North Wales got a scrapping(oops recycling!) policy,not many Clwyd/Gwynedd pumps have survived either.I live near Wrexham so its nice to see old Clwyd Volvos on reserve,but they had K31TCC Merc/Saxon as spare last time,with"Gwynedd" stripework on front but original stripes elsewhere.K31 disappeared off lists for a while too.Have the Fulton&Wylie volvos started to go?

Added by Gary Simpson on 04 May 2009.
This fleet has changed at rhyl the current Fleet is
Wholetime 61 plate Volvo
ALP 64 plate Volvo angloco
Retained 02 plate volvo
ICU 10 plate Renault

Added by Mike jones on 05 September 2015.
Please add your comments about this picture using the form below.

Comments

Your Name

Your email address - this will be shown on the page and will allow the system to notify you of further comments added to this picture.
 

Volvo

Volvo FLL220/E One WrL Deeside PO65UNXVolvo FL614 FoC North Wales P61HEMVolvo FL614 WrL PN04WKE North Walesbrockenhurst fire stationwinchester fire stationPetworth fire stationVolvo Saxon KR02 CMX Haslemere SurreyVolvo Saxon KR02 CMX Haslemere SurreyVolvo FL6 NK59EZF Northumberland Fire RSVolvo Emergency One
My Album Admin Login | Terms & Copyright | Try our site about Ambulances