Tag: firefighting

Firefighters at work in Dexter

Firefighters in front of Netto’s Red & White Store. This fire was known as the “The Bloom Black Fire.” 1963. Dexter, NY. Related article about volunteer firefighting here. The audio clip is from that story and features John Stano and Corky Marlowe.

Emergency vehicle in Philadelphia

Part of the Philadelphia Fire Department fleet. Circa 1940s. Philadelphia, NY. From Bodman Memorial Library Calenders, which used photos from the Philadelphia Historical Society’s archives.

Putting out a barge fire in Ogdensburg

Firefighters putting out a fire on a barge which was partially sunken in the St. Lawrence River near the ACCO manufacturing plant, just outside Ogdensburg. 1978. Ogdensburg, NY.