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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.

[Laying the cornerstone of the new headquarters firehall of the Point Grey Fire Department (Firehall No. 18)]

Group portrait showing left to right: (front row): Mrs. F. Raymur, George Barden, H. Bert Foulkes and Lieutenant Sid Wooders; (second row): Chief Frank Raymur, Tom Massender, Cecil C. Maddison and Harry Young; (Back row): Captain Seaford and Ernie Vaughan

Writing on the back of the photograph includes: " This station is now known as No. 18 Firehall, Vancouver Fire Department. On this same occasion a sealed metal box containing a parchment with the names of the members present at that time, was placed in the south west corner of the building"

[Nanaimo volunteer fire brigade hose reel racing team]

Group portrait. Men identified: William Poole, Fred Hemer, Jack McDonald, Ernie Van Houten, Charles Van Houten, John Watkins, Robert Pettigrew, Dick Wallis, Bert Horne, J. Parkin, Alfred Cassels, William Cheaney, William Prestige, William Taylor, Bert Peck, William Edmonds, Duffy McGregor

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.

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