FBS Annual General Meeting & East Midlands Visit
'Storm Ciara' failed to dampen the spirits of The Fire Brigade Society AGM held in Leicester over the weekend of 8th & 9th February 2020.
Saturday morning was spent enjoying the heritage and multi coloured fire engine collection assembled, in sunshine, outside Abbey Pumping Station, Leicester. On display was a Dennis F7, F8, F12 pump and pump escapes in red, sil-ver and maroon; a Forward Control Land Rover converted to a sky blue recovery truck, a dark green ‘Goddess’, and possibly' the truck of weekend', an ex-London Fire Brigade Dennis breakdown lorry.
Once this 'extravaganza' had been admired, together with the staff of the pumping station, attendees moved indoors, allowing a further opportunity to explore the ornate Victorian pumping station.
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