SOUTHPORT

8 March 2010

Numerically the first Dennis R series in the briagde, NHF281S was seen outside the fire station.
[Copyright picture ~ A. Kent and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis R NTJ100S was named RED RUM after the 3 times Grand National winner.
[Copyright picture ~ A. Kent and reproduced with permission.]

Continuing the Dennis R theme, PKC474S had actually been transferred from Birkenhead.
[Copyright picture ~ K. F. Reid MBE and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis F125 Turntable Ladder DWM603Y was seen in the station yard.
[Copyright picture ~ K. F. Reid MBE and reproduced with permission.]

After use with Merseyside, Dennis TL served at Belfast Central where it was photographed in 1991.
[Copyright picture ~ David Lennox and reproduced with permission.]

Maintaining a tradition dating back to Southport County Borough days,
when all the appliances bore names,
L244STJ was named 'Red Rum' after the famous 3 times Grand National winner,
and was the latest in a series of appliances to bear that name. It was seen 10 February 2003.

Dennis Dagger demonstrator Y998KDP was on the run at Southport, 10 February 2003.
It was used other stations whilst with Merseyside Fire Brigade.
(This appliance is now on the run as a Rescue Pump at Christchurch City Station, New Zealand ~ 08 July 2005)

Named SALVOR, Dennis SS M773WKC was seen in the station yard..
[Copyright picture ~ M. Smith and reporduced with permission.]

The unique Brown's bodied Mercedes R193GFV was seen in the station, 26 February 2007.

Although it carries a badge for Emergency One on the front,
T655CCK was one of a number of Dennis Sabres which were rebodied by TVAC.
It was seen 26 February 2007.
[A picture of this appliance with its original body appears on the Huyton Library Page.]

Sister appliance T656CCK was seen responding to an incident, 10 April 2010.
[Copyright picture ~ K. Savage and reproduced with permission.]
[A picture of this appliance with its original body appears on the Birkenhead Library page.]

Volvo FL10 Bronto CPL R585DFM was pictured many miles from Southport at a major fire in Tranmere, 13 April 2010.
This vehicle saw further use at Liverpool City Fire Station.

Scania CARP DK57FLE was seen on Manchester Road, 24 August 2013.

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