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Hay Fire Brigade 5
The end of 'Firefly',1940

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The two pictures on this final page on the story of the Hay Fire Brigade date from 1939 and 1940. The first of these, shown below, is of the members of the brigade in their best uniforms in a ceremonial parade in Hay in 1939.
On parade in
Hay, 1939
Brigade on parade,1939 
  The last days of the old faithful "Firefly" steam engine are shown in the photograph below, taken when it was moved to Whitney-on-Wye in 1940 to be broken up for wartime scrap.

 Photographs by
kind permission of
Eric Lewis Pugh
of Hay

Firefly due for scrap,1940
  There are 5 pages on Hay Fire Brigade. Use the box links below to view the other pages.