First Day of the Classic Land Rover Gathering

First Day of the Classic Land Rover Gathering

Today the team set off at the crack of sparrows to make sure they got to Skillington in time for setup and to allow for any vehicle associated delays. Of course, as we had allowed for the time, the vehicles behaved impeccably and did not miss a beat the whole way down...

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Weekend Update: 85th Anniversary of Bomber Command

Weekend Update: 85th Anniversary of Bomber Command

Bomber Command formed 85 years ago this week and our friends at the International Bomber Command Centre marked the occasion with a commemorative service and a flyover from the BBMF's Dakota. Being situated in Bomber County, a.k.a Lincolnshire, our volunteers are never...

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Weekend Update: 50 Years of Puma Operations in the RAF

Weekend Update: 50 Years of Puma Operations in the RAF

For the lucky among you, last week also saw a significant anniversary marked by a spectacular flypast by 10 aircraft across England – 50 years of the Puma Helicopter in the RAF. An impressive milestone considering most helicopters want to shake themselves to pieces...

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Weekend Update: Armed Forces Day 2021

Weekend Update: Armed Forces Day 2021

This year's Armed Forces Day has seen the team reassemble at Scunthorpe to continue the massive job of adding each artifact and asset to the museum inventory. As the picture suggests, this was a brain intensive task and, as with all repacking activity, head scratching...

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Can We Save the World’s Last Known 45 Monitor?

Can We Save the World’s Last Known 45 Monitor?

Museum of RAF Firefighting Volunteers and Veterans Rally Together to Secure the Sole Surviving 1945 Fordson WOT 1 “45 Monitor” – But We Need Your Help! The Museum of RAF Firefighting are proud to announce that the volunteers and Veterans of the museum have rallied...

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Weekend Update – Fathers Day 2021

Weekend Update – Fathers Day 2021

Whilst some of the country are undoubtedly nursing some monstrous hangovers from last nights Scotland vs England Derby in the Euros, a small part of the Fire Museum team lined up at Scunthorpe to take on the latest round of tasks that had been identified since last...

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Potential Show Dates for 2021: The Museum gets on the Road!

Potential Show Dates for 2021: The Museum gets on the Road!

We are delighted to be in the position to announce it is the Museum's intention to attend a few select shows during the Summer in and around Lincolnshire. Although we are in storage it still imperative to keep the name of the museum out in the public domain and we...

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Weekend Update: The Start of the Euros 2020

Weekend Update: The Start of the Euros 2020

This weekend's work started off with the unexpected delivery of pictures, magazines, national service pin and patches from the Gosnall family after Albert's recent passing. The museum were very grateful to receive the items which were forwarded on and they have been...

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Amazon Smile: An Alternative Method to Support the Museum

Amazon Smile: An Alternative Method to Support the Museum

Did you know you can support the Museum of RAF Firefighting from the comfort of your own home, simply by making purchases on Amazon Smile? The museum recieves a 0.5% donation from Amazon for every purchase made on the site at no extra cost to the buyer! All you need...

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Can you Help

Can You Help Or Do You Know Someone That Can????????   Once again the Museum is faced with the massive task of moving its collection and we are in desperate need of some help! We are looking for companies or private owners with low-loaders, beaver tails and...

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Oh No Not Again!!

Oh No Not Again!!

I’m afraid that due to circumstances beyond our control, our plans to set up a new Museum on the outskirts of Alford have fallen through and as such, the Museum, is once again, searching for a new home. Clearly this is very disappointing for everyone but it is what it...

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Dave Thomas

Dave Thomas

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of one of our beloved volunteers. Former Heathrow Airport Fire and Rescue Station Officer David Thomas passed away suddenly on the 5th January 2021. Dave was a colourful character who brought a wealth of experience...

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Museum Shop now open !!!

Museum Shop now open !!!

The museum on line shop is now up and running. At the moment we only have limited stock available on line. Keep checking as more tems get listed.

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Origin Packaging Ltd

Origin Packaging Ltd

We would like to say a special thank you to the new tenant of Billet Lane, Scunthorpe, Origin Packaging. Clearly as the new tenant, Origin had no obligation to assist us in our plight, but thank goodness it was quite the opposite! CEO Tim Pocock was immediately...

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L & KR Thorpe

L & KR Thorpe

Now that the dust has started to settle after the last few weeks of frantic activity following our move from Scunthorpe to Alford, I would like to say a special thanks to L & K R Thorpe Transport. This family owned, independent haulage company which has been in...

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Serving Personnel  Answers Call

Serving Personnel Answers Call

We are always so grateful and slightly humbled when we receive help from serving military personnel. Given that the majority of museum volunteers are ex-service, it is always a pleasure to reconnect with today's Armed Forces Servicemen and Women. 3 RAF Personnel...

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J &A Contracting

George and his Friend Jim answered our call for assistance when their company J & A Contracting provided a low-loader free of charge. The team loaded a Royal Navy TACR 1 and the Austin K6 Gas Truck for the move. The winch fitted to the trailer enabled the TACR to...

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