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Pompiers Herve Ford Big Job F800 V8
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No: 19583   Contributor: Marcel Sloover   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Ford   Country: Belgium
Pompiers Herve Ford Big Job F800 V8

This is a oldtimer from the Fire brigade Herve. It's a Ford Big Job F800 V built in 1958.
Picture added on 26 September 2009 at 14:30
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Pompiers Herve and Battice, Belgium
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Fire trucks on American Ford chassis were very popular in Belgium in the 1940s, 50s and 60s.

I remember seeing two of them in action at a pub fire in Brussels in the summer of 1964. Unlike this example, with a rather unusual mid-mount pump, one had a rear mount and the other had its pump mounted in front. One of them looked as if it might have been even older, perhaps pre-war.

Added by Rob Johnson on 03 June 2018.
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