Fire crews from Rye and others including Hastings, Battle and Ashford are fighting a multi-building farm fire just outside Camber on the Lydd Road.
Police and ambulance attendance, but as far as we can ascertain there were no injuries. Around ten fire appliances are at the blaze, including a Ladder Platform and around fifty firefighters,. Police are running traffic control but the road has not been closed. Continue reading Massive Farm Fire Near Camber
SAP 201 Will be at the Rye Fire-fighters Open Day on Sunday (10 September 2017)
The men featured in the picture are part of a team of brilliant firemen who kept this town safe while they were ‘on watch’ with their famous Fire Appliance SAP 201.
On Sunday (10 September 2017) SAP 201 returns to Rye, 45 years after she left service in Rye, restored to her original condition by Mike Garrett, to be at the Rye Fire-Fighters open day.
Surviving members of her old crew will be there to greet her plus the rest of Rye’s fire-fighters including Rye Fire Chief Gary Bourn, whose grandfather and father both fought many blazes with SAP 201.
The Open Day runs from 10 am. – 2 pm. at the Fire Station in Mill Lane. Come along and see one of Rye’s greatest fire fighting machines looking just as she did 50 years ago.
This film includes many well known Ryers and dignitaries. Rye Firemen are very well represented, including Mick Bourn, Bobby Edwards, Bob Rogers and Michael Fagan.
Cannon John Williams, Mrs Camier and Michael, John Hacking, Terry Spencer and many more.
A film from the Rye’s Own Archive Released Saturday 2 September 2017
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