1936 Dennis Big 4 Pump Escape
1936 Dennis Big 4 (Braidwood Style Bodywork) Pump Escape.
This 1936 Dennis Big 4 Pump Escape (reg MJ 8870) was new to the Bedford Town Fire Brigade and then
passed via the National Fire Service (in 1941) to Bedfordshire Fire Service in 1948.
During the 1960's,it was a works appliance at the National Institute of Agricultural Engineering at Wrest
Park,Silsoe in Bedfordshire.It then went into presevation and was owned by someone in the Dorset area
and then Hampshire.
This photograph was taken in 1992 at the Southampton Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Rally held at the
Royal Victoria Country Park,Netley,Southampton.One of the last shows to be held there.
Picture added on 02 November 2008