The photographs below were taken during a drill night in 1965, They show firemen removing and setting a wheeled escaped ladder against the tower and doing hose drills. These were taken in the rear yard of the Stubbins Lane Fire Station. These photographs belong to Les Walker and have been reproduced with permission.
Karrier 73A Compsite seen here in the rear yard of the Stubbins Lane Fire Station during a drilling session. Fireman Unknown – 1965 – Copyright Les Walker
Firemen removing the wheeled escape off the rear of a Bedford KEL seen during a drilling session. Notice the coal wagons in the rear – 1965 – Copyright Les Walker
The wheeled escape against the tower with unknown firemen during a drill – 1965 – Copyright Les Walker