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The Annual Fire Pump Competitions at RAF Stafford

This photograph was taken during the annual fire pump competitions which were held between the fire crews at each RAF storage depot. The fire crews are pictured on parade during an inspection along with ...

The Crown and Anchor, Stone

The thatched Crown and Anchor public house was built in 1675, but was severely damaged by fire in 1937. It was rebuilt in time to celebrate George VI's coronation the following year.

The English Electric Co., Stafford Works Fire Engine

The English Electric Co., Stafford Works, Aster Merryweather, Fire Engine is pictured with the Fire Crew including a Fire-Woman (which was quite unusual at this time). The fire engine was housed in the ...

The fire at Wetmore Maltings, Bass, Burton-on-Trent

The morning after the fire, with fire engine, a soldier and a fireman in front of the burnt buildings. Bryan Chinn recalls; I attended this fire as a sub-officer of Ind Coope Fire Service, and ...

Thomas Edwin Haywood, Stafford Fire Brigade

Thomas Edwin Haywood (1886-1958) was a member of the Stafford Fire Brigade, as was his elder brother Ernest, who drove the fire engine, and his father Alfred, who was Chief Fire Officer. He is pictured ...

Timber yard blaze with emergency services, Wilnecote Tamworth

This fire involved three stacks of 40ft long Swedish high tension cable poles that were lying alongside the main Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Birmingham railway line at Wilnecote sidings. Tamworth, Atherstone ...

Unveiling of new fire engine, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The unveiling of Newcastle-under-Lyme's new fire engine and wheeled extendable ladder on the High Street. The engine was manufactured by Messrs Shand Mason & Co., hydraulic engineers of London. The ...

Uttoxeter Civil Defence Fire Wardens

Uttoxeter Urban District Civil Defence Fire Wardens pictured with a District Council lorry and their equipment. In the centre foreground is a portable carbide lamp. The 'R' on helmet is for 'Rescue team' ...

Watching the Firemen, Stafford

Photograph shows three boys sitting on the banks of the river Sow watching a fire practice on the sports field opposite. Reproduced by Kind Permission of the Staffordshire Newsletter who retain copyright....

William George Brindley

This well presented gentleman is William George Brindley. He was a fire officer in the early 1900's. He died in 1933. Notice how different his uniform is in comparison to today's fire brigade.