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Adding the Fire Device to an Automobile

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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…

Stradbroke Fire Engine from 1843.

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Stradbroke Fire Engine circa 1843 standing in New Street. Girling Photograph.
Stradbroke is rightly proud of its Fire Crew. When the alarm sounds, they immediately respond. SARA searched back to look at old reports and found many within the…