B3/A16/S11 SALE

Sale was another fire station that GMC acquired from Cheshire County in 1974.  Due to the large number of Chemical and Petrochemical Installations in the area, in addition to its two pumping appliances, Sale also operated a Foam Tender.

Leyland FK6 Pump Escape CTU336
[Picture courtesy MF&RS and reproduced with permission.]

Whitson bodied Commer Water Tender MTU100 with a young audience.
[Copyright picture ~ R. F. Bonner and reproduced with permission.]

This line up was taken at the old Sale station, where the AFS appliance was from Altrincham/Macclesfield was based.
[Copyright picture ~ R. Simpson and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis F12 STU514 at the Old Fire Station, 7 August 1968.
[Copyright picture ~ Satis UK and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis F12 STU514 from Sale was seen at a major fire at Ram Mill, Chadderton in 1968.
Behind is Lancashire Commer HY 350KTF from Newton-le-Willows, then Commer HY 346KTF from Rawtenstall
and AEC Regent Pump Escape EBN800 from Bolton County Borough.
[Copyright picture ~ R. Simpson and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis F38 TTU63D at the Old Fire Station, 7 August 1968.
[Copyright picture ~ Satis UK and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis F38 TTU63D was seen again outside the old Fire Station with the former Cheadle F12 STU515 just visible.
[Copyright picture ~ R. Simpson and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis F45 Pump Escape RLG225H was also seen at the old Fire Station.
[Copyright picture ~ R. Simpson and reproduced with permission.]

Originally with Lancashire County at Eccles, Ford Foam Tanker LTC740K is believed to have moved here after its rebuild in 1977.
[Copyright picture ~ K. Reid MBE and reproduced with permission.]

Many of the early Fords were regularly moved around with ONB489P based here at the time of this picture.
[Copyright picture ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]

The second Ford was OVU848R seen outside the station.
[Copyright picture ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]

Ford OVU855R was probably in use as a reserve appliance here.
[Copyright picture ~ K. Reid MBE and reproduced with permission.]

WBA544S had a comparatively short existence from 1977-1984.
It is pictured here in 1980 as part of the first Manchester Lord Mayor's Parade.

Another shot of Ford Foam Tender WBA544S
[NP collection ~ courtesy A Collier]

Sale's only allocated pair of Dennis RS appliances were EVM949T & EVM 950T of which the former was seen in the station yard.
[Copyright pictures ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]

Sister appliance EVM950T was seen on the station forecourt.
[Copyright picture ~ K. F. Reid MBE and reproduced with permission.]

Replacement for the Ford Foam Tender was Dodge G13C A959ONB
[Copyright picture ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]

After the 'T' registered Dennis RS appliances, two 'A' registered RSs were moved here from London Road.
These were replaced by Leyland Freighters G412RJA & G413RJA.
[Copyright picture ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]

Leyland G412RJA subsequently became a 'limo' machine.  It was seen in Stockport 4 September 2005.

Leyland Freighter G413RJA was seen in the Bolton area.
[Copyright picture ~ Aidan Anderson and reproduced with permission.]

ERF Foam Tanker P331 FVR was seen at Leigh T.S.C., 18 March 2008.

Withdrawn and ready for disposal, P331FVR was again seen at Leigh T.S.C., 20 September 2010.

P331FVR was seen at the National Mining Museum near Wakefield, 31 October 2010.
[Copyright picture ~ W. Gilmore and reproduced with permssion.]

ERF P331FVR was in use with 1st Defence Fire & Rescue based at Dunsfold, Surrey in 2014.
[Copyright picture ~ S. Purves and reproduced with permission.]

Former Sale Volvos R360/1VND were seen after 'Make pumps 22', Trafford Park, 2 September 2002.

Volvo FLH PN05EHH was seen at the Trafford Centre, 7 August 2014.

Volvo FLH  PN05EHJ was seen on relief duties at Bryn, 19 May 2011.

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