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Fire in Stradbroke c 1920

Fire in Stradbroke c 1920

Fire Brigade

Fire Brigade

Fire Brigade

Fire Brigade

Dodge fire engine at the door

Dodge fire engine at the door

Fire Service - Dennis engine - Webb photograph

Dennis Fire Engine. The side plate reads 'Stradbroke Parish Council' and the vehicle is parked outside Clocky Rose's on New Street. W-166

Fire fighters standing in front of their Fire Engine. - series

Fire fighters standing in front of their Fire Engine. The picture is taken in New Street.

Roly Copping receiving a Fire Service medal

Roly Copping receiving a Fire Service medal.

Fire Brigade group photograph

Fire Brigade group photograph

Fire in New Street , circa 1920 - series

Fire in New Street in 1920 - onlookers on bicycles.

Building new Fire Station

Building the New Fire Station

Adding the Fire Device to an Automobile

A group of men studying the attachment of the Fire device to a car.
Getting a horse to the engine house and then towing an engine to a fire took time so towing it by car seemed a good idea. When it became detached during it's first journey and ended in a ditch the idea didn't seem as good. This picture records that first attempt.

Stradbroke Fire Engine from 1843.

Stradbroke Fire Engine circa 1843 standing in New Street. Girling Photograph.

Fire Brigade Group Photograph - series

Group photograph of the Fire Brigade.
Back row: Basil Hugman, Bob Carrison, Morns, Gerald Clarke Middle row: Roly Copping, George Ward, Ralph Chambers, George Brown and Front Row: Unknown Unknown Ray Fidgett Unknown Unknown Claud Hugman .

The Fire Brigade - Bill Pipe and Tom Smith Retire. - series

The Fire Brigadesays goodbye to Bill Pipe and Tom Smith on their retirement. To their right stands Gnase Amies, Ray Fidgett, Ralph Chambers, Claud Hugman and Eddie Copping. To their left stands Roly Copping and George Bedborough. Between them stands Divisional Officer Bishop.

Divisional officer Bishop, Roly Copping, George Bedborough

A View from the Church Tower - New Street to The Wilby Road

A view from the Church Tower of New Street towards Wilby Road. Note Town House to the left and The Fire Engine.
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