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  • 1978 London to Brighton Road Run

    1978 London to Brighton Road Run

    Chris Graham on 30th August 2021

    Peter Esposito takes a nostalgic look back at the variety of interesting vehicles that took part in the 1978 London to Brighton Road Run. 1978 London to Brighton Road Run: Sentinel S6, BRF 200, of 1933 was the first six-wheeled…

  • The first all-weather fire engines

    The first all-weather fire engines

    Chris Graham on 19th August 2021

    Ron Henderson discusses the belated introduction of the first, all-weather fire engines that protected crews from the weather and accidents.

  • The history of turntable ladders

    The history of turntable ladders

    Chris Graham on 7th January 2021

    Ron Henderson recounts the development of turntable ladders, and how the UK fire-fighting market was dominated by a German manufacturer. The United Kingdom’s first, all-steel turntable ladder, powered by the vehicle’s Magirus road engine, via a power take-off. The three…