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Wisbech Fire Brigade Historical Information
1607 - 1947

Revised Edition No. 1 November 2015 : ISBN 978-0-9934860-0-5

A comprehensive social history of the local fire brigade which contains a fascinating insight about how the brigade operated and its organisation, as well as reports of the fire brigade committee meetings, rules and regulations, drills, annual dinners, social events, police involvement, acquisition of equipment, medal presentations, firemen’s funerals, and many other interesting facts and figures.

108 b/w photographs & 47 colour images.
Size A4 - 295m/m x 210m/m – 146 extra pages, 596 in total.

£55.00, plus £7.50 postage.

 

Wisbech Fire Brigade, Fires-Rescues-Incidents
1845 - 1949

Revised Edition Number 2 : ISBN 978-0-9934860-3-6

This book compliments Edition number 1 and is a valuable source of fascinating information as reported in very elaborate and descriptive detail by the Wisbech Standard newspaper of serious fires – amusing incidents – and tragic events.

84 b/w photographs & 10 colour images.
Size A4 – 295m/m x 210 m/m – 111 extra pages, 530 in total.

£52.00, plus £7.50 postage.

 

Wisbech Fire Brigade Historical Information
1948 – 1979

Revised Edition No. 3 November 2015 : ISBN 978-0-9555984-8-7

A comprehensive social history of the local fire brigade and contains a fascinating insight about how the brigade operated and its organisation, radical alterations to its structure, annual dinners, social events, medal presentations, retirements, firemen’s funerals, fund raising for the community and the Fire Services National Benevolent Fund.

154 b/w and 12 colour photographs
Comprising 235 pages – size A4 – 295m/m x 210m/m

£38.00, plus £6.00 postage.

 

Wisbech Fire Brigade Fires – Rescues – Incidents
1950 - 1979

Revised Edition No. 4 November 2015 : ISBN 978-0-9555984-9-4

This book contains a vast amount of material and photographs covering significant events in the local area that have been dealt with by this brigade, some very tragic losses, and a major incident of the Harrier plane crash which required additional support and ministerial attendance.

282 b/w photographs
Comprising 434 pages – size A4 – 295m/m x 210m/m

£48.00, plus £6.00 postage.

 

WISBECH FIRE BRIGADE HISTORICAL INFORMATION
1980 - 2015

Edition No. 5 November 2015 : ISBN 978-0-9555984-4-9

Information on aspects of the activities that Wisbech Fire Station and the firefighters have been involved with over the past 35 years in the community. The Princes Trust – supporting the Firefighters Charity – retirements – medal presentations – Fire Station visitors – funerals. Facts and figures – the opening of the new Fire Station – and many other events.

172 b/w and 385 colour photographs
Comprising 487 pages – size A4 – 295m/m x 210m/m

£85.00, plus £7.50 postage.

 

WISBECH FIRE BRIGADE FIRES – RESCUES – INCIDENTS
1980 - 2015

Edition No. 6 : ISBN 978-0-9555984-5-6

This book compliments Edition 5 recording the work of firefighters from Wisbech Fire Station as reported by Press reports and other sources. Regrettably there are reports included of great sadness with loss of life but Press reports have only been included. The content is to record all major incidents in the area as well as those that may be used for reference by families who wish to look back in the archives at their particular predicament of years ago.

330 b/w and 473 colour photographs
Comprising a massive 913 pages – size A4 – 295m/m x 210m/m

£160.00, plus £10.50 postage.

 

PLEASE NOTE
Editions 1 & 2, 3 & 4, 5 & 6 are also produced as pairs in CDROM format £15 pair plus £3.50 postage.
COMPLETE collection Editions 1 – 6 in CDROM format £42 set plus £4.50 postage.
CD’s usually available from stock – hard-back books printed to order at prices listed.

All editions above are currently available from the publisher. Please e-mail enquiries@vivienfireenginetrust.co.uk for further information.

 

 

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