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Building on fire

Item is an amateur film likely shot during Douglas Scott's time living in Hong Kong which captures an unidentified building by the waterfront on fire in the night. The heads of onlookers and the spray of hoses to fight the fire can be seen in the darkness.

Fire station #2, personnel group portrait

Item is a copy negative of a photograph of fire station #2 personnel. (From left to right.) Top row: Syd Burgess, unknown, unknown. Middle row: unknown, unknown, Jack Fitzpatrick, Bill Plumbstell, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, C.C. McLennan. Seated: Chris Barker, unknown, Tom Botterell, J. Loftus Copt, Fire Chief Carlisle, Deputy Fire Chief Thompson, C. Jewett, Tom Burke, Andy Gill, unknown (Maybe T. Moffatt), R.M. Hare, A. Johnston, A. Watson, R. Forsyth, Alex McDonald, R. Allison, N. Henderson, T. McInnis, C. Westover, G. Dunlap, H. Walpole.

Firehall auto brigade, Vancouver, B.C.

Item is a copy negative of a photograph of the fire hall auto brigade, Vancouver (B.C.), showing manned equipment, at #1 station on the southwest corner of Gore ave. on Cordova. Picured are a 1908 Amaskeag self-propelled steam pump, chemical and hose wagons, and an 85’ aerial ladder. Deputy Chief Chas. Thompson is identified in front of the Amaskeag steam pump (left).

Group of fire officials in 1896

Item is a copy negative of a photograph of a group of fire officials in 1896, middle of 700 block, Seymour street on east side, Vancouver (B.C), hose wagon in background. Front row (left to right): Capt. Wm. McPhie, Chief Carlisle, and steam engineer John Cooper. Back row (left to right): C. W. Thompson, Jas. McInnis, Chris Barker, W. Geo. McDonald, and Andy Gill.

Group of fire officials just north of #2 fire hall

Item is a copy negative of a photograph of a group of city of Vancouver fire officials just north of #2 fire hall on Seymour street. Left to right. Top row: Capt. Jas. McInnes, unknown, Chris Barker, Syd Burgess. Middle: Ed Keating, unknown, unknown. Front: unknown, Richard Frost, unknown, Thomas Bottrell.

One of the first motor hose wagons at city hall

Item is a copy negative of a photograph of one of the first motor hose wagons at city hall, 425 Westminster Ave. (Main Street) Vancouver, B.C., with fire chief Carlisle behind drive and Capt. E.D. Mitchell on right between wheels.

Sawmill fire and Jake Loeppky family

Item is an amateur film documenting family life and a sawmill fire in Vancouver. The film consists of home movie footage filmed by Jake Loeppky, including footage of Queen Elizabeth Park, the Stanley Park Zoo, children playing at the family home in Burnaby, children swimming, and the family entertaining at home. The film also includes footage of a logging camp, a large dam, bears, and people waterskiing. Of particular note is several minutes of footage of the five-alarm fire that destroyed the B.C. Forest Products plant and lumber storage facility at 999 West 6th Avenue on July 3, 1960.

The Dark Town Fire Brigade

Photograph shows the Hastings Sawmill Volunteer Firemen Perfomance Troupe on the old Hastings Road. The first fire engine on Burrard Inlet is partially shown at the end of the troupe.

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