Friday, May 9, 2014


Boston Fire Department, of course (you were thinking it meant something else? :) Photos by Leslie Jones of firefighters in action.

 Boston firemen at Bristol St. Headquarters show their skill at drill, 1919
 Dump fire out of control in Brighton. Firemen put it out.
 Engine 18 - fire horses on the jump, 1917-34
 Fire department rescue team, 1917-34
 Fire engines parade down Tremont Street, Boston, ca. 1930
 Fire fighters battle three alarm blaze in Boston and Maine train sheds, 1930
 Five alarm fire, Charlestown, 1930
 Four alarm blaze at Pier 45 in Charlestown, 1942
 Four alarm Charlestown fire, 1930
 Four alarm fire in South Boston, 1922
 High pressure test, Boston Common, 1927
 Savin Hill Bath House fire, 1933
Three alarm fire on Thayer Street, South End, near Fire headquarters, 1923

Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection

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