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Bedford TK (1977)
Fire Engine Photos
No: 27565   Contributor: Sean Collins   Year: 2011   Manufacturer: Bedford   Country: New Zealand
Bedford TK (1977)

Spotted this unusual firetruck at Lyttleton during the earthquake (February 2011) in Christchurch, New Zealand. Speaking with the owner this was on standby duty for the local Fire Brigade. Carries 3600 litres of water and has 4x4 off road capability, apparently it is an ex-Rural fire truck. Still working well from all accounts.
Picture added on 03 April 2011 at 14:00
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Originally used as a forestry fire tanker this served with various rural fire parties.

Added by David Miller on 28 November 2011.
Bedford MFR2BFZ, 4x4 forestry appliance originally registered IT5015 and first owned by the New Zealand Forest Service, Nelson Conservancy.

Added by Ron Averes on 17 April 2012.
Now privately owned it was "loaned" back and used in Lyttelton following the February earthquake.

Added by David Miller on 26 September 2012.
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