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Fire Engine Photos
Ex Teesside AEC Mercury AXG 2K
This is cropped from a larger photo which was mainly taken for the bus, but I've just realised that this lorry was once a fire engine! It is an AEC Mercury new in 1971 to Teesside Fire Brigade and was one of the first pair of appliances with the distinctive white front still used by the Cleveland brigade. Seen here out of use in the yard of Red Kite Commercial Services in Tilsworth, Bedfordshire, it appears to have been very heavily rebuilt and is virtually unrecognisable.
Picture added on 01 March 2009