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The Hall of Flame Fire Museum, American La France Motorized Fire Engine

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The Hall of Flame Fire Museum, American La France Motorized Fire Engine, The Hall of Flame Fire Museum, 1938

"An old fire engine used in Burlington. It was the first of its kind to be motorized.

Motorized fire engines didn’t hit the streets until 1910,…

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Ellery Eddy, Engine Company No. 5

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Ellery Eddy, Engine Company No. 5, Cambridge Public Library, 1971

I can think of no more stirring symbol of man's humanity to man than a fire engine. by Kurt Vonnegut In 1736 Benjamin Franklin established the Union…

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International Association of Fire Chiefs: Historical List; US National Fire Protection Association: Codes and Standards, Firefighting: Benjamin Franklin Fire Service Award for Valor

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International Association of Fire Chiefs: Historical List; US National Fire Protection Association: Codes and Standards, Firefighting: Benjamin Franklin Fire Service Award for Valor, International Association of Fire Chiefs, No date

The award recognizes firefighters around the world for their expert training, leadership, heroic actions and safe practices. Named after Benjamin…

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Synthia Saint James, In Unity, September 11th

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Synthia Saint James, In Unity, September 11th, A Day in September, 2002

When a man becomes a fireman his greatest act of bravery has been accomplished. What he does after that is all in the line of work. Chief Edward F.…

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Kruger and Firemen's Memorial Committee, Isidor Straus: Kruger and Firemen’s Memorial

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Kruger and Firemen's Memorial Committee, Isidor Straus: Kruger and Firemen’s Memorial, The Straus Historical Society, Circa 1900s

The Kruger and Firemen's Memorial in New York City was first suggested in 1908 by the late Episcopal Bishop Henry C. Potter. He preached a sermon at…

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Federal Art Project, Keep your Fire Escapes Clear - New York City Residents Advisory

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Federal Art Project, Keep your Fire Escapes Clear - New York City Residents Advisory, Federal Art Project, 1936 or 1937

Poster for the Tenement House Department of the City of New York advising that tenement house residents keep their fire escapes free of obstructions.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Smokey Says - Hold 'Til It's Cold… Prevent Forest Fires

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U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Smokey Says - Hold 'Til It's Cold… Prevent Forest Fires, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, 1941-1945

Smokey the Bear PSA Since 1944, Smokey the Bear has educated generations on the importance of forest/wildfire prevention, and the PSA campaign is the…

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