FiB 1 Fire Brigade 1895

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FiB 1 Fire Brigade 1895.

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The  first photo of fire brigade photos. Series title "fire brigade".

on back : the first fire brigade formed in Dannevirke about 1895

Description : a posed photo of the first Dannevirke fire brigade about 1895 with 18 men, possibly in front of the original bell tower. The Fire Board was established  in 1908. The original fire station was built across the High Street from the Junction Hotel near the current BP station. The 2nd was on Allardice Street by the orignal Carnigie Library in 1912 and is still standing. The current station is on Denmark Street Barraud street corner across from New World. The brigade originally had 2000 feet of hose, 3 reels, 2 ladders and other equipment.

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