B4/A17/S12 ALTRINCHAM

Before 1974, like so many stations which now form part of Greater Manchester County Fire Service, Altrincham was part of the Cheshire County Fire Brigade.

Leyland FT3 DMB436
[Picture courtesy MF&RS and reproduced with permission.]

Leyland FK8 GLG821
[Picture courtesy MF&RS and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis F7 Pump Escape MMB450 [probably on reserve] and Pump VMA304 were seen on the station forecourt.
[Photograph courtesy Altrincham Fire Station and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis F8 VMA304 was seen in the station yard in its preferred state, rather than as below.
[Copyright picture ~ R. Simpson and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis F8 VMA304 was ultimately destroyed in the Toxteth riots of 1981.
[Photograph courtesy Altrincham Fire Station and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis F24 897SMB was seen on the station forecourt.
[Copyright picture ~ R. Simpson and reproduced with permission.]

Bedford TK Foam Carrier 335TMB was seen in the station yard, 17 July 1968.
[Copyright picture ~ Satis UK and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis Pump DLG414F was seen at the rear of the station.
(Picture courtesy of the Roy Yeoman collection and reproduced with permission)

Ford D1617 URJ786S was one of the first examples based here.
[Copyright picture ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]

Ford Tractor Unit AND406T was seen in the yard with the Operational Support Unit.
[Copyright picture ~ A. Kent and reproduced with permission.]

Land Rover L4P AND127Y was one of a trio in the brigade.
[Copyright picture ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]

Dodge G13C F62 ENB was seen at the station.
[Copyright picture ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]

Volvo N651YNC was nearing the end of its service at Altrincham when seen 2 February 2004.

Volvo FLH MV53EXM was seen approaching the fire station, 12 March 2011.

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