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Fire Engine Photos
NFKG50 AEC/Maudslay Regent MK3
FKG50, AEC/Maudslay Regent MK3, Dual Purpose Pump Escape. Delivered in 1950 to Cardiff City Fire Brigade, was kept in reserve until the early 1970's for fighting ship fires due to their greater pumping capacity of 1000 gallons/min(4500 litres/min), which was greater than that of the new pumps at the time. It carries a 50 foot escape ladder. Unusually for a fire appliance of the time is that it was fitted with a AEC diesel engine, compared to most at the time being petrol.
Picture added on 11 March 2009 at 15:53