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Local Brigade History


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AFS Crews at work in Manchester Blitz - December 1940
Dennis Pump Escape during National Fire Service Period - 1941
Horse drawn appliances and crew, Jackson's Row headquarters
Jumping Sheet Drill - London Road Fire Station - c1915

Mission Statement

”To explore, preserve and make accessible the history of fire, fire engineering and the fire and rescue services in the Greater Manchester region and, through our collections and resources, to further the education and promotion of fire safety in the community.”

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Visitor Reviews

Beautiful little museum packed with facts and firemans poles

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Very educational and also a fun visit

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Lots of fire engines and things to see and do

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Small but really interesting