D46/S15 WYTHENSHAWE

This hand pump now at the Fire Brigade Museum in Rochdale.
It was seen at the Fire Extravaganza in Milnrow, 3 September 2005.

Miles bodied Bedford Water Tender was based at Wythenshawe but was seen here at London Road.
[Copyright picture ~ R. F. Bonner and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis F24 Pump Escape UXJ695 ahead of an appliance from Cheshire County.
[Copyright picture ~ R. Simpson and reproduced with permission.]

Albion Chieftain pump HXJ142F was seen in the station yard.
[Copyright picture ~ the late G. V. Rothwell and reproduced with permission.]

Although based here, Albion PNA188J was actually seen in the yoard at London Road Fire Station.
[Copyright picture ~ the late G. V. Rothwell and reproduced with permission.]

In the early days of GMC, a number of Fords were inherited from Lancashire County
and subsequent purchases continued this trend for a number of years.
NVM181P was seen in the station yard at Wythenshawe.
[Copyright picture ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]

Due to its close proximity to Manchester International Airport, there have been a succession of Foam Tenders at Wythenshawe
as illustrated by LNE536V on Ford D1617 chassis.  In more recent times the Foam Tender has been reallocated to Cheadle.
[Copyright picture ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis RS appliances TNF163X and TNF164X both carried the less common Angloco bodywork.
[Copyright pictures ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]

Dodge G13C E196WNA was seen on the forecourt of the fire station.
[Copyright photograph Iain Kitchen and reproduced with permission.]

As was generally the norm, joining E196WNA was E197WNA
[Copyright picture ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis DFS237 L615DDB is now in use with the Fire Cadet Unit.
It was seen at the Fire Extravaganza at Milnrow, 3 September 2005.

Unusually, sister appliance L616DDB still had its former station name on the door
when seen operating from Leigh at a 20 pump fire in Belmont, 16 April 2003.

Volvo MF51EXK was seen at an exercise adjacent to Old Trafford Stadium. 13 March 2010.

Volvo FL MF51EXT was seen on relief duties in Blackrod, 4 August 2010.

Volvo PO60KWV was seen on the station forecourt, 11 June 2011.


 


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