30 BLACKPOOL

At its inception into Lancashire County Fire Brigade, Blackpool County Borough Fire Station become the new B30. It was subsequently renumbered A30, when the county was reorganised into 3 divisions from the previous 5.

Bedford TL 405JFR seen in Lancashire County days.
[From the KFR Collection and reproduced with permission.]

Former Blackpool Borough Appliance UFV400K with newer appliance VFV731V
seen in the yard of the old fire station on Albert Road, Blackpool, in 1981.

Both pictures of ERF HPV XFR538L were taken in teh yard at Preston 11 April 1981 and 29 June 1986 respectively.
[Copyright pictures ~ K Howarth and reproduced with permission.]

ERF LHG318N was used as an E.T. following the withdrawal of UFV 400 K and the issue of RFV 934/935X below.
[From the M. Hopton collection and reproduced with permission.]

ERF NCW34P, once allocated here, was seen as a resereve appliance.
(NP collection ~ courtesy DBB)

Bedford KG RFV934X was designated an E.T. and was seen outside the station on Albert Road, Blackpool, 12 May 1985.
[Copyright picture ~ K. Howarth and reproduced with permission.]

RFV934X was seen with its stem light elevated on its first night in service.
[From the M. Hopton collection and reproduced with permission.]

This rear shot of RFV934X completes the 'all-round' look.
[Copyright picture ~ N. Glover and reproduced with permission.]

Bedford RFV935X was seen at the Forest Gate Staion.
[Copyright picture ~ D. Barker-Brown and reproduced with permission.]

Bedford KG RFV935X was seen at Washington Hall, 21 May 1988.
[Copyright picture ~ K. Howarth and reproduced with permission.]

Bedford A707KHG was in the reserve fleet when photographed.
[Another picture appears on the Fleetwood page.]
[Copyright picture ~ D. Barker-Brown and reproduced with permission.]

Leyland Freighter E121HCW seen on the run at Blackpool.
[Copyright picture ~ D. Barker-Brown and reproduced with permission.]

Former Lancashire Leyland E122HCW also began life here but was seen at the Fire Service College, 8 September 2007.

H154WCK was yet another Leyland Frieghter originally allocated to Blackpool,
It left the brigade in July 2010.
[Copyright picture ~ D. Barker-Brown and reproduced with permission.]

Running as a reserve appliance at Fulwood, T134BCK was seen at a major fire in Poulton, 12 March 2009.
[NOTE: In May 2009 this appliance went on loan to the Fire Service College, Moreton-in-Marsh.]

Daf LF PO56VGX was seen as the snow fell on Albert Road, Blackpool, following a major hotel fire, 21 January 2013.

DAF LF PL06OVW was seen arriving in Burscough as a relief pump, 12 October 2010.

Daf LF PO13CZV was seen following a large fire in Poulton-le-Fylde, 6 September 2015.

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