These fire engines replaced the pre-war and war time fire engines when they were disbanded in the 1960s.
At the end of the war, plans were made for a peacetime service and it was decided that fire brigades could best be run by counties and county borough councils. The London Fire Brigade resumed on 1 April 1948.
Sir Frederick Delve took charge of the Brigade in 1948 and at once set about a major reshaping task. Changes to this period included: