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LCC-LFB Kensington fire station, SW London Featured LFB Print

LCC-LFB Kensington fire station, SW London

Located in Old Court Place near Kensington Church Street, Kensington fire station retained a horse drawn turntable ladder until 1921 when it was finally replaced by a motorised version. It was the Brigade's last remaining horse drawn fire engine. Seen here is the appliance room, with the horses waiting in their stalls and the fire engines in readiness for the next call. In the corner is the station watchroom with a fireman sitting at the desk

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library

Hendon Fire Brigade (later part of Middlesex FB) Featured LFB Print

Hendon Fire Brigade (later part of Middlesex FB)

In 1855 a fire brigade was established in Hendon, renamed the Hendon Volunteer Fire Brigade in 1866, and a manual fire engine was kept in a building near the church. Seen here is the Hendon Fire Brigade with its motorised pump escape and crew at the present Hendon fire station. It would later be absorbed into the existing Middlesex Fire Brigade

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library

LCC-LFB first emergency tender crew, Clerkenwell Featured LFB 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