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Fire Appliances Manufacturing Co

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1892. Vulcan steam fire pump.
1893. Curricle steam fire engine for Castries, St. Lucia.
1893. Double-Cylinder Steam Fire Engine for Callao.
1893. Engine for Belfast Fire Brigade.

of Northampton and London

It was claimed that the company had been the original proposer of the use of small steam engine for fire pumps instead of hand power (rather than Merryweather and Sons)[1]

1892 Vulcan fire pump for Preston Corporation's tug 'Ribble'. See illustration.[2]

See also Fire Appliance Co.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1892/02/26
  2. [1] The Engineer, 29 April 1892, p.361