Escot set for vintage fire engine rally

PUBLISHED: 07:05 24 June 2011

Ottery set for road run thrill

A 103-year-old horse drawn steam pump will be one of the main attractions at this year’s Fire Engine and Vintage Vehicle Rally and Country Fair at Escot, near Ottery St Mary on Sunday (June 26.)

The tenth event of its kind and will feature dozens of vintage fire engines, vehicles, displays and other attractions from 10am to 5pm.

There will also be a chance to see a vintage vehicle road run through Ottery from Escot at around 6pm tomorrow (Saturday, June 25).

Proceeds from the popular event, which takes place every two years, will go to The Fire Fighters Charity.

Chief fire officer Lee Howell said: “We value the proud history of our service and have pride in our past achievements.”

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