London Public Library Archives

May 1968

Aeolian Hall Fire

May 20th, 1968|


February 1923

New $15,000 Fire Fighting Apparatus

February 13th, 1923|

The truck has four pumps operated by gasoline engine which will force four streams of water over any city building. It is also equipped with chemicals.

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January 1913

First Motorized Chemical Combination Truck

January 23rd, 1913|

John Cameron Happer is seen sitting in the drivers seat of the fire truck parked on King St, just west of Clarence St, on the north side. The truck was manufactured by W.E. Seagrave Fire Apparatus Company of Walkerville, Ontario. This fire truck was later involved in a bad collision with a train in […]

Central Fire Hall – 1889

January 23rd, 1889|

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