Canadian Pacific's photos with the apparatus

Packing Up to Return to the Station

Packing Up to Return to the Station
The silence of one Saturday morning was broken by a series of sirens. By the sound of the number of fire engines it sounded like a plane has crashed. I grabbed my camera and searched for the emergency location.

Turned out that a cleaning supplies shop h…
Added on December 30, 2010

Rolling Back the Hoses

Rolling Back the Hoses
The silence of one Saturday morning was broken by a series of sirens. By the sound of the number of fire engines it sounded like a plane has crashed. I grabbed my camera and searched for the emergency location.

Turned out that a cleaning supplies shop h…
Added on December 30, 2010

Pumper P324

Pumper P324
The silence of one Saturday morning was broken by a series of sirens. By the sound of the number of fire engines it sounded like a plane has crashed. I grabbed my camera and searched for the emergency location.

Turned out that a cleaning supplies shop h…
Added on December 30, 2010

Emergency Support Unit A/L421

Emergency Support Unit A/L421
The GMC fire truck has a European feel to it.

The silence of one Saturday morning was broken by a series of sirens. By the sound of the number of fire engines it sounded like a plane has crashed. I grabbed my camera and searched for the emergency locatio…
Added on December 30, 2010

Rescue Tender R224

Rescue Tender R224
The silence of one Saturday morning was broken by a series of sirens. By the sound of the number of fire engines it sounded like a plane has crashed. I grabbed my camera and searched for the emergency location.

Turned out that a cleaning supplies shop h…
Added on December 30, 2010

Unloading the Fire-Fighting Equipment

Unloading the Fire-Fighting Equipment
The silence of one Saturday morning was broken by a series of sirens. By the sound of the number of fire engines it sounded like a plane has crashed. I grabbed my camera and searched for the emergency location.

Turned out that a cleaning supplies shop h…
Added on December 30, 2010

Fire Extinguished!

Fire Extinguished!
The silence of one Saturday morning was broken by a series of sirens. By the sound of the number of fire engines it sounded like a plane has crashed. I grabbed my camera and searched for the emergency location.

Turned out that a cleaning supplies shop h…
Added on December 30, 2010

R326 and R224

R326 and R224
I was having a hair-cut one morning near our home when the morning silence was broken by a series of sirens. By the sound of the number of fire engines it sounded like a plane has crashed. As soon as my hair-cut was done I rushed home to grab my camera an…
Added on December 30, 2010

Blocking Off Traffic on the Danforth (Stealth Policr Car)

Blocking Off Traffic on the Danforth (Stealth Policr Car)
I think the official term is a "stealth" police cruiser.

The silence of one Saturday morning was broken by a series of sirens. By the sound of the number of fire engines it sounded like a plane has crashed. I grabbed my camera and searched for the emerge…
Added on December 30, 2010

Danforth Avenue Shut Down

Danforth Avenue Shut Down
The silence of one Saturday morning was broken by a series of sirens. By the sound of the number of fire engines it sounded like a plane has crashed. I grabbed my camera and searched for the emergency location.

Turned out that a cleaning supplies shop h…
Added on December 30, 2010

London Fire Brigade Training Centre

London Fire Brigade Training Centre
London Fire Brigade's training centre is located next to the Fire Bigade Museum itself. The firefighters' training centre is not open to the public, but if you're lucky you may see some training action while visiting the museum.

Note the buildings behind…
Added on January 19, 2008

Brass Helmet and Smoke Helmet

Brass Helmet and Smoke Helmet
Added on January 23, 2008

Dennis 1971

Dennis 1971
I was quite delighted to be told that this Dennis fire engine was built in 1971, the same year that I was born. I remember seeing the same fire engines in Hong Kong in the 1970s and early 1980s in my childhood years.

Photo taken at the London Fire Brigad…
Added on January 19, 2008

Classic Dennis Pumper

Classic Dennis Pumper
A closer-up of the same Dennis fire engine (pumper) dating from 1971.
Added on January 19, 2008

Mid-19th Century Horse-Drawn Fire Engine

Mid-19th Century Horse-Drawn Fire Engine
My visit to the London Fire Brigade Museum was a curious one. The museum is not open to the general public and visits to the museum must be made by appointment. As such, the museum is rarely mentioned in tourist literature. I discovered this museum prior…
Added on January 19, 2008

Fire-Fighting in 1839

Fire-Fighting in 1839
Ten fire insurance comanies in 1833 joined forces to establish the London Fire Engine Establishment in an attempt to better coordinate fire-fighting in London and to minimise (minimize) fire payouts.

Prior to 1833, insurance companies organised their own…
Added on January 19, 2008

馬頭涌消防局 Ma Tau Chung Fire Station, Kowloon, Hong Kong

馬頭涌消防局 Ma Tau Chung Fire Station, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Mau Tau Chung Fire Station

109 Ma Tau Chung Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Added on April 10, 2013

消防局 Fire Station

消防局 Fire Station
While exploring the area near my Kowloon City hotel, I came across the Ma Tau Chung Fire Station. It must have been my lucky day, as just as I was approaching the fire station, its folding gates opened and the firefighters rolled out the fire engines.

I…
Added on April 10, 2013