New Haven Firefighters

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ISBN: 738536695

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New Haven's Fire Department was formed as a volunteer company in 1789. The advent of steam fire engines in 1862 marked the end of the volunteer system and the beginning of the full-time paid department giving New Haven the distinction of having the first professional fire department in Connecticut. Box More »

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ISBN: 738536695

New Haven's Fire Department was formed as a volunteer company in 1789. The advent of steam fire engines in 1862 marked the end of the volunteer system and the beginning of the full-time paid department giving New Haven the distinction of having the first professional fire department in Connecticut. Box 22 Associates, an organization composed of retired and active firefighters, fire buffs, and business associates, has captured the illustrious history of this department through seven generations of firefighers and 15 fire chiefs.

 

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