Assorted images of fire, rescue and civil defence vehicles used by the Feuerwehr Hamburg over the years. Some of these were already in a “preserved” status when photographed. And if you are looking for ambulances, see this link for emergency medical service vehicles of the Feuerwehr Hamburg.
Utility and Officer Car
Civil Defence Firefighting Vehicles
Civil Defence Rescue Vehicles
Civil Defence Communication Vehicles
Inflatable boat fitted with an “Eisschlitten” (“Ice Sledge”), for rescue during the Alstereisvergnügen:
Public Relations Vehicle
Hand pump manned by the “Wittkittel” (“Whitecoats”), the precursor of the Hamburg fire brigade, with some uniforms as displayed in the Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte (the red uniform belonging to the night watch, responsible for alerting the fire brigade):
Please note that these are scans from old 35mm slides from my archives, with resultant deterioration in colours and sharpness.