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5 North Yorkshire pumps Bedford
Fire Engine Photos
No: 15558   Contributor: Paul Warnock   Year: 1976   Manufacturer: Bedford   Country: United Kingdom
5 North Yorkshire pumps Bedford

John Johnson you mentioned this appliance in one of your post.Well here it is. YVN 468T. Bedford Water Ladder.Photo taken at Cheshire Fire Engineer works who built these appliances.This photo was taken the morning they were being delivered to the fire service
Picture added on 28 February 2009
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What year are these fire appliances?

Added by Patrick on 28 February 2009.
Is the large white unit encompassing the illuminated 'Fire' sign, some form of extendable lighting? It looks a little cumbersome, yet so reflective of the period love it! Was it also mounted to all of the machines.

Added by John Draysey on 01 March 2009.
Thankyou Paul you have made my sunday again! As for John, well hes probably in Ripon A and E suffering a happy attack!

Added by John Stott on 01 March 2009.
This is fantastic picture and thankyou for adding.
Patrick, the appliances will be 1979 /80 depending on when registered, John yes it was a Stem light, most of the machines had these fitted but mainly at the rear of the appliance.

One again thank you for this, makes me feel old looking at these now !

Added by John Johnstone on 01 March 2009.
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