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Local Brigade History

Greater Manchester Fire Service Brigade Histories

More information on the Brigades throughout Greater Manchester will be coming soon.

WIGAN FIRE BRIGADE

 

Wigan is one of the eight County Borough fire brigades which were amalgamated in 1974 to form the Greater Manchester...

BURY FIRE BRIGADE

Bury is one of the eight County Borough fire brigades which were amalgamated in 1974 to form the Greater Manchester Fire Service...

  • Bury Fire Brigade - c1865
  • The Rock Fire Station built 1967
  • Fire at Apex Bedding Co, February 1960

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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Trip Advisor Reviews

Beautiful little museum packed with facts and firemans poles

Trip Advisor Reviews

Very educational and also a fun visit

Trip Advisor Reviews

Lots of fire engines and things to see and do

Trip Advisor Reviews

Small but really interesting