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Uploaded on May 31, 2010
Date: 1950 Registration: KRT 920 Acquired by the Ipswich Transport Museum: 1975
Registered KRT 920, this Whitson bodied fire appliance entered service with the Suffolk and Ipswich Fire Service on 3rd November 1950, at Ipswich Fire Station. It was originally a water tender type A specification, but was later converted to a type B specification with the fitting of 350/500 gpm pump. From Ipswich the vehicle was transferred to Southwold, where it remained for the rest of its active life, apart from a few months as a spare engine at Lowestoft.
It was obtained for preservation in 1975, and now resides at the ipswich transport museum.