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New Fire Engine

Built in Nelson, the new fire escape engine of the Nelson Fire Brigade is the only one of its kind in New Zealand. The gleaming new machine was put through exhaustive tests upon completion recently.


The new machine with the extension ladder at the rear


Pump capacity tests are carried out on the Maitai riverbank


Under the critical eye of Chief Fire Officer Hec Oliver, Peter Dayman, George McKenzie and Michael Oliver test the ladder.