Following helpful feedback [no pun intended], I have decided
to group all the Salvation Army Catering Units together on one page.
The present five vehicles can all work anywhere in the North West Area
that the Salvation Army currently covers and are not restricted to any
particular Fire & Rescue Service. It will also assist with future
Catering Unit 'A' J269TTX was seen on
relief duties at a fire in Warrington, 14 April 2015.
This vehicle is normally based at Gorton Fire Station and carries lettering
for both Greater Manchester & Cheshire Fire & Rescue Services.
Bedwas bodied Catering Unit 'B' N665WVR was
seen at a major fire in Withington, 26 April 2017.
This vehicle is normally based at Chadderton Fire Station.
Catering Unit 'C' MM51OZP was seen in
Openshaw, 19 February 2017.
This vehicle is normally based at Salford Fire Station.
Ford Transit Catering Unit 'L' BL04NWG was
seen at a major fire in Altham, 7 December 2016.
This vehicle is based at Lancashire Fire Service Headquarters.
SACU 'L' & 'A' at Lancashire Headquarters, 1 May 2014.
SACUs 'C' and 'L' at an incident in Altham, 7 December 2016.
The SACU for Merseyside CK06XPO was seen at
the Engineering Centre, 10 May 2011.
It is normally based at Kirkdale Fire Station.
Two SACUs 'B' on the left and 'L' on the right
were needed at the 20 pump incident in Leyland, 21 December 2011.
Behind the 'B' unit is the 'C' unit which had arrived to relieve the other 2 units.
The 3 GMC based SACUs at Wharfside, Wigan,14 June 2015.
I believe that this was the very first time
all four units had been brought together.
They were seen in the yard at Whitehill Fire Station, 24 January 2009.
Thanks to the duty crew for the latter picture
which they kindly took from the Hydraulic Platform
[Both pictures copyright ~ Major N. Tansley and reproduiced with permission.]