1956 Karrier Gamecock Water Tender.
This was a 1956 Karrier Gamecock Water Tender of the Crowborough Fire Brigade and was new to Crowborough fire station in East Sussex and served there until 1970 then transferred to the reserve fleet at Newhaven until 1972,it was then sold into private ownership.
It was purchased by the present owners in 1992,who have carried out a complete restoration and was displayed at the'Bells n Bugles'Military and Emergency Services Show at the Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum at Halland near Lewes in East Sussex on 22nd and 23rd August,2009 where this photograph was taken.
This was just one of the many old classic fire appliances to attend this years event which was a great success and enjoyed by all.
Picture added on 25 August 2009 at 06:37