FOB107 Bedford 1939 Fire Engine
The NFS used a variety of many different vehicles and appliances ? this 1939 vintage, Bedford Fire Truck was one of them?Please note the fireman?s hose of FOB104 can fit neatly onto a pump nozzle on the left rear side of the engine.
Between September 1940 and May 1941 there were major German bombing raids on 16 British cities, including London, Birmingham, Liverpool and Glasgow. Hundreds of thousands of homes, factories, schools and hospitals were destroyed and damaged the length and breadth of Britain with over 40,000 civilians killed and many more wounded.
Helping protect Britain?s cities and people were many organizations but few were more important or necessary as?The National Fire Service.
Created by combining the professional, full-time fire brigades and the auxiliary, part-time volunteers this new organization of fire-fighters fought the flames and the Germans at the same time.