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Hamilton Fire Department - A Historical Look Back By John Verbeek
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Rising from the ashes of a major fire in the downtown core on November 16, 1832, the Hamilton Fire Department has evolved from a citizens bucket brigade into a firefighting force of over 750... More > personnel. Take a look back at those early days starting in 1833 when the first Central Fire Station was constructed to the beginnings of a full time Department on January 14, 1879. Read about several of this City's most devastating fires including the Fisher and McQuesten Foundry fire, the human tragedies at the Moose Hall fire in 1944 and the Wentworth Arms Hotel in 1976 and re-visit one of Hamilton's most notorious fires which occurred in 1997. On a more personal note, read about Hamilton firemen who gave their lives in World War 1 while serving their country and those who died in the line of duty while serving the citizens of Hamilton. This book captures 180 years of our history, a story of people, places and events that together tell the story of the Hamilton Fire Department.< Less
Hamilton Fire Department - A Historical Look Back By John Verbeek
Hardcover: $45.70
Prints in 3-5 business days
Rising from the ashes of a major fire in the downtown core on November 16, 1832, the Hamilton Fire Department has evolved from a citizens bucket brigade into a firefighting force of over 750... More > personnel. Take a look back at those early days starting in 1833 when the first Central Fire Station was constructed to the beginnings of a full time Department on January 14, 1879. Read about several of this City's most devastating fires including the Fisher and McQuesten Foundry fire, the human tragedies at the Moose Hall fire in 1944 and the Wentworth Arms Hotel in 1976 and re-visit one of Hamilton's most notorious fires which occurred in 1997. On a more personal note, read about Hamilton firemen who gave their lives in World War 1 while serving their country and those who died in the line of duty while serving the citizens of Hamilton. This book captures 180 years of history, a story of people, places and events that together tell the story of the Hamilton Fire Department< Less