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Stanks Fire Station, Sherburn Road


Stanks Fire Station, Sherburn Road
Description:
2000. View of Stanks Fire Station situated on Sherburn Road. It was opened in 1973 on 6th September by the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Alderman Kenneth Travis Davis. The fire station has one pump and is staffed 24 hours a day. The junction with Stanks Drive is off camera to the right.

User Comments:

Name:
Geoff Woodhead

Comment:
I can remember the Fireman’s strike in the seventies. Me, Paul and Mark Hargrave used to sit with the Fireman when on their picket. We collected wood for their oil drum burner and listened to their many tales. Donkies years later I was at an Antiques fair and got talking to a guy called Naylor. It came out he was the Station commander and could remember us all those years before. What a coincidence!

Date:
08-Jan-2009

Email:
Contact@geoffwoodhead.com

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Name:
ron gulliver

Comment:
I was leading fireman there in 70s,as a retain fire man,great time we had, have 2 pic only, I broke my neck comeing back from birken shaw one week end,took me month to recover with fire service help went back on duty but but had truble with one leg being num so was not 100percent ,so had to give it up,some of best day of my live ,still use some of what I lert had a fire next door where now live and it all comes back got in to house got every one out thank god.

Date:
29-Jan-2014

Email:
gulliverron@gmail.com

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