"I loved the school outings
McDonald Road Fire Station
We went there
to see the new yellow Bedford fire engine, Reg. No. JFS741E, and
had a look around the mock-up ship where they used to train firemen in
dealing with the ship and rig fires."
to have weekly trips to the Doctor, Mr Miller of 5 McDonald Road. to
collect prescriptions for my Mum.
He used to let
me take his two Chow-Chow dogs down the road for a walk. I used to walk
down to the fire station which was further down on the opposite side of
the road, then back up the road to the surgery.
The firemen used to say that the dogs were more
like bears than dogs. I remember, they had me stand in front of the
yellow tender in the station, and took a picture which I think was sent to
Ian Campbell, Shoreham by Sea, West
Sussex, England: July 18+19, Aug 3+5, 2012