Mk6 sees daylight and has a run

Although lots of packing was achieved on Saturday, some of the team had Vehicles to check over, ready for another move, but also show worthy vehicles get that TLC and tests when...

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Press release April 2018

Museum of RAF fire Fighting We are very sad to announce that the Museum of RAF Fire Fighting is unable to proceed with its planned official opening, which was due to take place on the 4th May 2018 at their newly acquired home at North Warren Road Gainsborough. Due to...

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Museum Update Saturday 7th April

Today saw a brilliant turnout, 18 volunteers turned their attention to various projects which included:- 20 bags of rubbish taken to the local tip. Work carried out on K4 brakes and fuel system. New security lights put up over entrance door. New lights and switches...

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Helmet puzzle

A great deal of work was carried out today. Shelving put up and then the team had to work out from all the unpacked boxes which helmets went against which labels.

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RAF Fire Floats (boats)

Read about the RAF Fire Service's use of Fire Floats to support the RAF Flying Boats, which has been added to our RAF Firefighting history timeline,. https://firemuseum.uk/cool_timeline/1930-50s/

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Defence Discount Service

Are you serving in the Military, previously served or a family member, you could qualify for a Defence Discount Card which entitles you to discount online and in stores across the UK. Defence Discount Service provides discounts both online and on the high street for...

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New Location – In the Press 2017

Nov - Museum moves to Gainsborough, exit Scampton - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-42123472  Aug - New home lined up https://lincolnshirereporter.co.uk/2017/08/new-lincolnshire-home-planned-for-museum-of-raf-firefighting/ Aug - New...

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Air Commodore Jayne Millington

Everyone at the Museum of RAF Firefighting was deeply saddened to learn that Air Commodore Jayne Millington has passed away at the age of 55 after loosing her courageous battle against cancer. Air Commodore Millington visited the museum on the 28th November 2014 and...

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IBEX Visit

On Saturday 8th July, John Foers and his son David together with their families, visited the vehicle collection to admire our two ex-RN IBEX vehicles from Gibraltar. They came in an IBEX pick up truck!  They were very pleased with the condition of the vehicles and we...

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Prom transport

The Museum occasionally gets requests from friends and family for Prom and even Wedding Transport, tonight is no exception, even after attending the Lincolnshire show for the last two days, we can still provide a unique ride to the Prom in one of our Vehicles. Note:...

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Lincolnshire Show 2017

Another Lincolnshire show is over, the Team has enjoyed meeting everyone who came by the stand and had lots of very positive feedback and support for the Museum's future, link to Pictures of the last two days. https://firemuseum.uk/lincolnshire-show-2017/

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Bargain Hunt

Set your recorders or make sure you're watching BBC 1 on the 8th June at 12.15 as it will be time to go bargin hunting with the WOT1 and members of the Museum.

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Saturday 20th May 2017

This weekend's work carried out was a productive warm Saturday with a couple of sudden down pours, but didn't stop us getting a number of jobs completed. K4 Engine running K4 Bodywork paint removal continues K4 Wheelarch removal K4 streches her legs out of the yard...

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National Firefighters Memorial Day 2017

On the 4th May 2017 Warrant Officer Steve Shirley MBE (our Chairmain currently serving at RAF Waddington) organised personnel on Duty that day to observe a 1 minute silence in memory of Fire Fighters who made the ultimate sacrifice by ringing the station Bell at 1200...

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IBEX Vehicle page

Visit the new IBEX page with more images of the Vehicles, statistics will be added. http://vehicles.firemuseum.uk/project/ibex/ 

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2 New additions

February was a great month for the Museum, two, yes, two additions to the fleet, shipped from Gibraltar to Southampton, then loaded into a Rase trailer, they were driven up to Lincolnshire.  Ibex fire vehicles made in the UK, used in Gibraltor and finally back home in...

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Bargain Hunt appearance

In January the Bargain Hunt team invited us along to the Lincolnshire Showground to film a segment on the WOT1 and we were proud to show off one of our valued Vehicles.  Some of the team got to watch the filming on a slightly wet day.

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Project Phoenix

Read about what's happening with the Museum since the closure and all about Project Phoenix on the Museum website. https://firemuseum.uk/museums-history/phoenix/

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2nd Day Packing up

Further works continued on Saturday, a large team presence made easy work on packing up all the extinguishers.  Works were done in the Vehicle hangar to make room for the Vehicles on display in 2 Hangar so they can be put into Vehicle storage.  More items were taken...

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1st Day Packing up

Today and this evening the Volunteers pulled together to make a massive dent in the process of packing up the rooms, the team in during the day packed up the wall of helmets into boxes, the shelves and brackets were then stacked ready to be stored. Work continued into...

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