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Images Dated 31st May 2016

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LCC-LFB first emergency tender crew, Clerkenwell Featured 31 May 2016 Print

LCC-LFB first emergency tender crew, Clerkenwell

It was more a dedicated breathing apparatus fire engine but is deemed to be the forerunner of the emergency tenders. This fire engine also had a petrol engine generator to supply the electric floodlights it also carried. This fire engine was based at Clerkenwell fire station. It soon proved its worth and improved enclosed models followed and the days of the emergency tender were born. The picture shows firemen wearing the Proto one hour self contained oxygen The crew are wearing the 'Proto' breathing apparatus introduced from 1908

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library

LCC-LFB A motorised Dennis pump escape Featured 31 May 2016 Print

LCC-LFB A motorised Dennis pump escape

The adoption of motorised fire engines by the LFB led to a reduction in the number of stations required. A report produced in the 1920s recommended the closure of some 15 fire stations. The pump escape, seen here at the Southwark Headquarters, is fitted with pneumatic tyres which also provided for safer and faster travel times when responding to emergencies

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library

V2 rocket attack on Manor Park, East London, WW2 Featured 31 May 2016 Print

V2 rocket attack on Manor Park, East London, WW2

A woman is rescued after a V2 rocket attack in Manor Park. Although many such amazing rescues took place, hundreds of Londoners died in these attacks launched in the latter stages of WW2. This woman was fully conscious but buried up to her neck in debris. She survived, having received only minor injuries

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library