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Station 54 firefighters standing next to crash truck
Station 54 firefighters standing next to crash truck. The truck has "Intercontinental Airport" under the Houston Fire Department label.
Station 7 firefighters at building fire
Station 7 crew at Houston Scrapmetal Building fire. Benny Burns, from the C shift, has been identified as the man closest with back to the photographer.
Firefighters of Station 7 with steam truck 7
Steamer # 7 at a landfill fire. Firefighters in the photograph are identified as, left to right: Mike Lathrop, Poop (?), Magerson Smith.
Firefighters of Station 7 with steam truck
Steamer # 7 was the last horse drawn wagon in the city, photo taken in front of St. Joseph Infirmary. Firefighters in the photograph have been identified, left to right: Riney Beecher (engineer/stoker)...
Funeral for firefighter Homer Lyles
The crowd faces Chief homer Frank Lyles' coffin draped with the American flag. A photographer is standing up over the crowd in the background.
Houston emergency service vehicles
The equipment in the photograph of new fire trucks assigned to Station 1 includes Engine 1, from 79 Sea Grave and pictured second from right, and Ladder 2, from 79 American La France and pictured on the...
Smoke from Texas City explosion
The fire from the fertilizer explosion of the Texas City Disaster killed the whole Texas City fire department except for one who was out of town.
Firefighters of Station 18 standing next to fire engine
The firefighter of Station 18, standing in fromt of a fire engine. Left to right they are Joe Pollett-Chauffeur, Bob Swisher-Pipe, Captain A.C. “Buster” Green, and Ladderman David Ward-Pipe.
Firefighters of Station 11 on fire engine
The truck was an American LaFrance. Photo from came from the collection of John S. Little Sr. He is the fire fighter in the white hat.
Central station firefighters standing with water tower truck
The Water tower was purchased by the Houston Fire Department in 1912. Far left on ground is John L. Little Senior. The Central station can be seen in the background.
Fire alarm building
This fire alarm building was built in 1937. Prior to that fires were dispatched out of the Central Fire Station.
Firefighters outside Station 2
This Fire Station 2 was located on York street. The building still exists but has not been a fire station since the 1970s.
Firefighters standing outside Central Fire Station
This Fire Station was built in 1903 and housed about 40 fire fighters.
Firefighters spraying water on building fire
This fire took place in the mid to late 1930's. The equipment on the right with fire fighter spraying water was a commandeered civilian book truck and was put to use by the Houston Fire Department.
Firefighters of Station 47 inspecting new fire engine
This is Engine 47, the model of the truck is a 1960 FWD. Four firefighters listen while a fifth firefighter points out the machinery on the fire engine.
Group portrait of firefighters
This photo was taken of 10 of the 35 new Houston Fire Department Fire Fighters in 1895. Firefighters identified in this photograph include: Henry Woley, Otto Kersten, and Pinky Bradly.
Houston Fire Chief standing next to emergency vehicle
This photograph of Chauffeur J. P. Morgan was taken outside of Station 5.
Firefighters standing outside Fire Station 13 with 1941 Mack pumper, B shift
This photograph was given to Scott Mellott by Charlie Sontag. Six fire fighters stand in front of Houston Fire Department Station 13.
Group portrait of Station 21 firefighters
This photograph was taken at Fire Boat Station 21, located at Manchester Avenue.
Firefighters of Station 1 cleaning Engine 1
This photograph was taken at Station 1, located at 410 Bagby. Amado Garzia has been identified as the man in the middle.
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