Old Photos of Witham

Fire engine in Highfields Road near the Co-op creamery

Taken: 1954-1965, Ref: M2225

Fire engine in Highfields Road near the Co-op creamery, general view. The creamery is off the picture to the right. The hedge was on fire. The same event as M2219. The fire engine has registration number XTW 934. This was registered on 15 January 1954 to ‘Essex CF Brigade, 67 Rayleigh Road, Hutton’. It was a Dennis fire appliance, chassis 3812 F16. Info from ERO C/DF 11/106. The lorry, belonging to the CWS, has registation number FLA or FPA 506, which is not an Essex number.

PhotographerJohn Scott-Mason
Date taken1954-1965
SourceScott-Mason, John. 29 Homefield Road, Witham, CM8 2NS. He took the photo. Reproduced with the permission of Adam Scott-Mason.
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