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Fire Engine Photos
Dodge/Benson Control Unit. H&WFB.
This 'SPECIAL' replaced an old Home office (ex NFS) control unit, that was based at Kidderminster, (Worcester City & County Fire Brigade/Hereford & Worcester Fire Brigade 1974 to 1980. The Dodge was based at stn.26, Droitwich,call sign originally 'Charlie Uniform', then changed to 268. It moved to Worcester for a spell, as 218, then finally to Malvern stn.41 as 418, maintaining Control Unit status until its replacement in 2000 by a 'coach' built style command unit, still running front line today.
Picture added on 09 March 2011 at 08:30