Johnson City (NY) Firefighting

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ISBN: 9780738550084

$19.99

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Formed by George Johnson, the man for whom the town is named, and the owner of shoe manufacturing factories located there. Way ahead of his time, Johnson built fire stations, purchased firefighting equipment, installed advanced alarm systems, and even installed early versions of sprinkler systems, all to keep his factories More »

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ISBN: 9780738550084

Formed by George Johnson, the man for whom the town is named, and the owner of shoe manufacturing factories located there. Way ahead of his time, Johnson built fire stations, purchased firefighting equipment, installed advanced alarm systems, and even installed early versions of sprinkler systems, all to keep his factories safe and benefit the town. This book covers the period 1889 to present. Many compelling photos of spectacular fires. Chronicles the growth of the department.

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