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East Sussex Fire Brigade Bedford TKG Appliance
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No: 5457   Contributor: Pete Matten   Year: 1986   Manufacturer: Bedford   Country: United Kingdom
East Sussex Fire Brigade Bedford TKG Appliance

C946 SAP.This is a 1986 Bedford TKG/HCB-Angus Water Tender Ladder which was located at Hove Fire Station of the East Sussex Fire Brigade,and was one of the last batch of Bedford pumps purchased before the brigade went to buying Volvo appliances.
Picture added on 04 January 2008
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pete 4 great photos from east sussex i've added them to my album along with the rest. hope you didn't mind my info on the other picture.

Added by Harvey Dan on 04 January 2008.
Funny old things to drive if they had the auto box.They would go into neutral if you took your foot of the gas and you would just hang on if you were going around a bend.This one spent its last day at Wadhurst and they blew the engine in flood water in 2000.

Added by Shaun R. on 16 April 2008.
C946 SAP or Maybe of been (945) This applaince was later brought to Station 15 Wadhurst as the 2nd pump, as Whiskey 15. Served there for many years, until it was written-off by East Sussex after it took water in through the exhaust being driven through flood water in Tidebrook Wadhurst During the floods of 2000/01 I was not the driver at the time , as busy in another part of the county on the 1st pump

Added by J. Hemsley on 07 November 2009.
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