Here you will find some photographs of the fires and emergency call outs that the firemen that have served at Ramsbottom over the years. I have tried to keep these in date order.
If you can put any names to faces or add any more information on these photographs then I would love to hear from you.
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Cuba Mill seen here after a devastating fire, this was to become the site of Cuba Industrial Estate – 1960 – Copyright Ramsbottom Heritage Society
3x Photographs from a house fire on Hilda Avenue in Tottington. The appliances are believed to be Karrier 35CTB as Water Tender and Beford KEL KTE917F – 18th August 1968 – Copyright Mark Beswick
Trinity Paper Mill in Ramsbottom seen here after a large fire. The appliance in the back ground is believed to be Bedford KEL KTE917F or KTE918F from Ramsbottom. – 1970 – Copyright Ramsbottom Heritage Society
Photographs of the fire that broke out at Norbeck Basketware Ltd on Kenyon Street – 1982 – Copyright Bury Image Bank
2x Photographs of a warehouse fire on Railway Street in Ramsbottom. The appliance seems to be a Bury Appliance – 1988 – Copyright Fred Entwhistle
This picture shows firemen from Ramsbottoms Red/Green watch attempting a rescue of a dog from a culvert in Tottington. L-R LFM Ray Bailey, Unknown, Martin Crowell, Unknown and Tony Heffernan – January 1988 – Copyright Mark Beswick
Road Traffic Accident on Bolton Road in Hawkshaw. Note the 2x G Reg Renault Dodges at the rear of the van. – 1996 – Copyright Les Walker
Road Traffice Accident involving an articulated lorry that has fell over onto the wall of Ramsbottom Paper Mill – 1997 – Copyright Les Walker
The above 2x photographs seen at Ramsbottom Paper Mill after a fire. The grapler is moving burning card so the firemen can hose it down – 2000 – Copyright Les Walker
2x Photographs of the Edenfield Mill fire seen here from the A56 Bypass – 2000 – Copyright Ramsbottom Heritage Society
The above 3x photographs of a rescue of a paraglider on the moors – 2002 – Copyright Les Walker
A car fire on Bolton Road West at the junction with Longsight Road in Holcombe Brook, PO11AVF is seen in attendance – 31st April 2014 – Copyright Bury Times