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Hampshire Fire And Rescue Service
Fire Engine Photos
No: 18206   Contributor: Morgan Chapman   Year: 2009   Manufacturers: Dennis, Volvo   Country: United Kingdom
Hampshire Fire And Rescue Service

Volvo FL6 F987 NRV delivers water to Dennis F8
YRB 612 ex Nottinghamshire then was a works Fire Engine for Stanton Iron works owned and preserved
by Andrew Bryer Poole Dorset.
Picture added on 09 July 2009 at 01:50
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I believe YRB 612 was new to Stanton Ironworks - RB is a Derbyshire registration index so would probably not have started life in Nottinghamshire, it originally had a ladder mounted no higher than the cab roof to allow access to either the appliance bay or under a low bridge

Added by Rick Loudon on 09 July 2009.
Ah. YRB612, bought by me direct from Stanton and Staverleys steelworks. Used at the Kent and East Sussex railway for a long time as their fire tender. I have had four F8s over the years. Also a Surrey F24 and a F44. Rick Loudon is of course correct. It had nothing on the roof. The ladder and bell mounted on the body work so the appliance could pass under pipework at Stantons. YRB612 went to Paris on a couple of charity runs. Ran well on both occasions but we were all deaf for a week!!!!.

Added by Colin Duncan on 15 November 2009.
Hi Colin,

I hav'nt heard from you for years - since you bought an F8 radiator off me and wetted my appetite for Lindsay Burneys yard in Armagh N Ireland with the photo's you showed me - we made the holy grail 18 months ago !! well worth it !!!!

Added by Rick Loudon on 15 November 2009.
Hi there - I believe I recently purchased this fire engine
(F987 NRV) and it’s converted into a ‘party bus’ that is used for autistic and adhd children as a sensor area with a difference as well as adult and kids Limo for special occassions.
I wonder if anyone could help with finding parts, in particular a fuel tank, and users Manual? Any help would be appreciated and was great to see her history.
Thank you - Kim x

Added by Kimberly Brampton-Green on 20 August 2018.
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