New fire and ambulance stations

Bideford's new fire and ambulance stations

Bideford now has a brand new fire and ambulance station side by side on the site in Old Town which they formerly occupied but with old and inconvenient premises.

5 November 1965 New fire and ambulance stations

Total cost of the fire station is £22,000 and includes a watch room, drill tower, recreation-cum-lecture room and bay accommodation for three appliances.

There is accommodation for two ambulances and the usual staff facilities. In addition to three full-time men there, services of St John Ambulance volunteers are available.

Gazette article 5 November 1965


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