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Fire Station Details - Maidstone old fire station 2

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Name:Maidstone old fire station 2
Address:Market Buildings
Year Range: 1901-1967
51.274117 North
00.521829 East
Further Information/ Provenance:
- gives address as Market Buildings

Shown on 1957 1:2500 OS map in Market Buildings
- fire station that was responsible for the fire cover for as far afield as Lenham, Headcorn, Marden, Loose, West Malling and Eccles. All of which had their own fire station, plus a retained station at Maidstone. Under the arches and alongside the Mitre Public House were housed a variety of appliances. A Turntable Ladder, Water Tender, Hose Laying lorry, Pump Escape, Pump Salvage Tender, Motorcycle and Box sidecar, Austin General Purpose Towing vehicle, the Station Officers van

"Firefighting in Kent" by Roger Mardon & John Meakins, page 59
- has picture. Fire station from inception of borough FB in 1907 until 1967

Garry Wainwright
- brigade established pre 1844
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