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  • Post-war RAF fire appliances

    Post-war RAF fire appliances

    Chris Graham on 7th December 2021

    Mike and Julie Blenkinsop investigate the range of large and fascinating post-war RAF fire appliances, some of which still survive.

  • 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.

  • Silver fire engines

    Silver fire engines

    Chris Graham on 27th June 2021

    Ron Henderson discusses how fire service appliances haven’t always been finished in red paint, with a special look at silver fire engines.

  • Leyland Cub FK6 fire engine saved!

    Leyland Cub FK6 fire engine saved!

    Chris Graham on 18th January 2021

    There aren’t many 80-year old vehicles still racing around the West Midlands roads, but Mike and Julie Blenkinsop spotlight Leyland Cub FK6 that’s one of them. On their way. The veterans leave Smethwick Fire Station for the celebrations. Built in…

  • Dennis D-type stars at Hendon auction

    Dennis D-type stars at Hendon auction

    Chris Graham on 15th January 2020

    Last November’s Bonhams RAF Hendon, London Collectors Motors & Automobilia annual sale, saw a number of interesting machines come up, including this 1969 Dennis D-type racing car transporter, writes Peter Love. Seen at the April 2019 Goodwood Members Meeting, this…

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