Download PDF by Richard Schneider: Seattle Fire Department (Images of America)

By Richard Schneider

ISBN-10: 0738548677

ISBN-13: 9780738548678

ISBN-10: 153163012X

ISBN-13: 9781531630126

On June 6, 1889, 25 urban blocks of the town of Seattle and each mill, wharf, and warehouse from Union to Jackson Streets have been ate up in a firestorm that began whilst a glue pot tipped over. either one of the Seattle firehouses burned within the devastating inferno, and the end result used to be the top of the volunteer fireplace division and the formation of the Seattle hearth division. Seattle acquired its first fireboat in 1891, at a bit fireplace station on the foot of Madison highway and Alaskan manner, and the dept relied on horse-drawn apparatus until eventually 1924, whilst the final horse used to be retired. Boasting the oldest continually working medic unit in the US, today�s Seattle hearth division is a proud association with 34 fireplace stations and greater than 1,000 uniformed personnel.

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