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GMFS Community Vehicle
Fire Engine Photos
No: 36036   Contributor: Steve Sparkes   Year: 2013   Manufacturer: Other   Country: United Kingdom
GMFS Community Vehicle

KX62 HGP. Not sure of the manufacturer but this was being used by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service to give children a short ride at the Emergency Services Day at The Trafford Centre, Manchester 08/08/2013.
Picture added on 12 September 2013 at 08:02
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Does this have any actual firefighting role?

Added by Rob Johnson on 02 October 2013.
It's a Fox electric vehicle which is part of the Community Vehicles fleet for events etc. Used to give kids fire engine rides. has LED lights front and rear and yelp and wail sirens. The ladder appears just for effect but it does have a hose reel and water tank.

Added by Nigel Everett on 08 October 2013.
Seems like a rather expensive toy in these days of fire service cutbacks, station closings and manning reductions.

Added by Rob Johnson on 08 October 2013.
What ever happened to the good old welephant 1 converted old pumps? At least they looked real.

Added by Danny Jones on 09 October 2013.
Rob, my thoughts exactly, some odd priorities out there.
Why not use a full size appliance which is due to be replaced?

Added by Bristol Bob on 09 October 2013.
Thanks Rob, you read my mind!

Added by John Stott on 09 October 2013.
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