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Leyland cub, 1939, FLJ 356

Leyland cub Fk9 FLJ, 356, Supplied in December 1939 to Bournemouth Fire Brigade on chassis number 100385. It was built by Leyland in Kingston Surrey with a limousine type body.

It has a leyland 29.4 hp straight 6 petrol Z type engine with dual ignition, it is equipped with a Gwynne pump and fitted with a 50 foot Merryweather wooden trussed wheeled escape ladder. During its life it has Served at Bournemouth central in Holdernhurst road, West hill road and Pokesdown. Served in Bournemouth from 1939 till 1964, It was Under the NFS from 1941 till 1948 and in 1948 went back to Bournemouth fire brigade.

It has been in preservation with Jack hill of botley, Mike Hebard of shirell Heath, Ray maslen of Enfield London, Mick Paull and family of Odiham from 1995 to 2019 who fully restored it to its present condition.

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