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Lincolnshire Emergency Tender
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No: 7248   Contributor: Paul Warnock   Year: 1984   Manufacturer: Bedford   Country: United Kingdom
Lincolnshire Emergency Tender

HFE 205Y. 1982.Lincolnshire Fire Brigade. Bedford TKG Emergency Tender/Control Unit. Bodywork by Warner. based at South Park Avenue, Lincoln fire station.
Picture added on 04 April 2008
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Paul, nice to see a an old Lincolnshire bedford, have been to a few jobs over the years where this R.T turned up. Have you any other Lincolnshire pictures I am trying to find a picture of an old "R" reg Bedford we had at Saxilby (A7) in the late 70, s and 80, s.
Nick

Added by Nick Willey on 30 April 2008.
I don't have a pic of the old Bedford, but for others to look through their archives the one referred to is TTL 343 R

Added by Stephen Kirkpatrick on 17 May 2009.
The Luton head is unusual.What was kept in there?

Added by Rob Johnson on 25 May 2017.
handy for a nap

Added by Alan Ramsay on 13 June 2017.
Alan - I couldn't think of any other reason to have it there, either.

Perhaps it was just a low-cost option the brigade could not resist - or maybe the appliance body was just a standard removal van box with some minor modifications, such as building in the lockers and side doors... a much cheaper solution than a true custom built job!

The dual role as an R&R unit is an interesting hypothesis, though. Is it so obvious that it could be the real answer?

Added by Rob Johnson on 15 June 2017.
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