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The former Fulwood Fire Station seen at an unknown date.
[NP collection ~ courtesy A. Collier]

The present Fulwood Fire Station in 1972.

This Shand Mason horse-drawn steam fire engine dates back to 1880
and is preserved by Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service.
It was seen at the Greater Manchester Fire Extravaganza, Milnrow, 3 September 2005.

This superb picture illustrates one of the two Bedford TK Control Units 279XTB operated by Lancashire and seen 29 June 1986.
[Copyright picture ~ K. F. Reid MBE and reproduced with permission.]

Compared with today's Command Units, the interior of the Bedford Control Unit was very simple, but effective.
[Copyright picture ~ K Howarth and reproduced with permission.]

Another special, this time Bedford TK Canteen Van, 657TD, also seen 29 June 1986.
[Copyright picture ~ D. Barker-Brown and reproduced with permission.]

A further two shots of Canteen Van 657TD.
[Copyright picture ~ K. F. Reid MBE and reproduced with permission.]

The 'complete' Fulwood line-up of 279XTB, 657TD and A705KHG, 29 June 1986.
[Copyright picture ~ K Howarth and reproduced with permission.]

The former Control Unit 279XTB was still going strong, albeit in a different guise, when seen at Tatton, 22 June 2008.
[Copyright picture ~ A. Fisher and reproduced with permission.]

Most types of appliances have operated here as illustrated by ERF84PF NCW 36P
although it was in use as a reserve at Skelmersdale when this picture taken 19 June 1986.
[Copyright picture ~ K. Howarth and reproduced with permission.]

Bedford TKG A705KHG.
[Copyright picture ~ K. F. Reid MBE and reproduced with permission.]

At 20 years old, D101TRN  looked smart in the livery of BNFL Springfield Fire & Rescue when seen 22 November 2006.

The second Leyland freighter for this station was G141JFR with bodywork by Reynolds Boughton.
[Copyright picture ~ D. Barker-Brown and reproduced with permission.]

Still looking very 'Lancashire', G141JFR is now privately owned and used as a fire appliance at Motor Sports events.
It was seen at Church, 14 March 2008.

Leyland Swift Control Unit G500JFR was seen at Brigade Headquarters.
[Copyright picture ~ D. Barker-Brown and reproduced with permission.]

 Control Unit G500JFR was seen at an incident in Pimbo, 9 August 2006.
It was withdrawn from service in April 2007 and left Lancashire, 8 June 2007.

The third Leyland here, L164DCW had bodywork by Emergency One.
[Copyright picture ~ D. Barker-Brown and reproduced with permission.]

Leyland-Daf L164DCW was seen at the Cuddington Carnival, 15 June 2013.
[Copyright picture ~ D. Eccles and reproduced with permission.]

Continuing the long line of Leylands based here, E-One bodied N171GCK was seen at Washington Hall, 9 June 2009.

The proto DAF55 R101NBV was the only such appliance to carry the 'Lancashire County Fire Brigade' legend on the side.
Indeed it was itself changed to Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service before entering service back in 1998.
(Copyright pictures ~ The late Brian Baxendale ~ and reproduced by permission.)

Here is R101NBV again after it had been relettered for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service.
The regsitration was false and was added for exhibition purposes only.
[Copyright picture ~ K. F. Reid MBE and reproduced with permission.]

The first production Daf55 series was also originally based here.  It was seen as a reserve at St.Anne's, 10 July 2007.

The proto DAF-LF PO53VOB was seen at an incident in Freckleton, 11 June 2010.
It went on to further service at Leyland.

Daf LF PN09PYT was seen as support pump for the CSU in Lower Darwen, 20 August 2011.

  Daf LF PO62KBY was seen outside Bamber Bridge Fire Station, 5 February 2015.

Daf LF PK63FUF was seen at an incident in Huncoat, 13 May 2016.

Daf PF65LMM was support pump for the CSU at a house fire in Yealand Redmayne, 26 March 2017.

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