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Airfield Fire, Crash, and Emergency Vehicles Vol 3 (2017 on) 09 Sep 2017 10:41 #21

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During the 77 strike did the military crews really wear tin hats?

Theres a reason why firemen dont wear metal helmets, its called electricity!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Airfield Fire, Crash, and Emergency Vehicles Vol 3 (2017 on) 09 Sep 2017 11:19 #22

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Hi canberra, yes 44 pattern tin lids and yes contact with electric would be BBQ time !! on some of the smaller strikes fire service cork helmets were issued, but 77/78 the standard issue was tin lids. TED ps I thought you would recognise the handsome Sgt in the pic ?
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Airfield Fire, Crash, and Emergency Vehicles Vol 3 (2017 on) 09 Sep 2017 17:31 #23

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ISTR tin hats & wellies. Worksop 1977-8. We are trying to disguise the damage done to our wagon after colliding with a coach outside the Queens Head one Friday night. Your truly 2nd from right.

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Airfield Fire, Crash, and Emergency Vehicles Vol 3 (2017 on) 10 Sep 2017 10:06 #24

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Yes I recognised you. And Im amazed the RAF didnt make you wear blue coveralls in 77 to show you were RAF.

And Im suprised that no one else has commented on the tape on the windows.

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Airfield Fire, Crash, and Emergency Vehicles Vol 3 (2017 on) 25 Sep 2017 18:55 #25

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These fire trailers are at Elvington

(sorry for the slight lack of focus)

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