Portland Fire and Rescue (Paperback)

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Firefighting in Portland boasts many proud traditions and a long and storied history. In 1851, Col. Thomas Dryer, editor of the Oregonian newspaper, decided that it was in the best interest of the city to establish a firefighting force, and with that, he founded the Pioneer Fire Engine Company No. 1. Little better than a bucket brigade, this volunteer force of 37 men wearing red shirts started operations with just a single hand pump. From these humble beginnings, the organization grew to keep pace with a burgeoning city. From the great fire of 1873 and the colorful era of horse-drawn apparatus to technological innovations and community involvement, Portland Fire & Rescueas the department is now knownhas valiantly protected lives and property in Portland for more than a century and a half.


Publisher Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Mfg Part# 9780738548838
SKU 204178187
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0738548839
Release Date 5/23/2007
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0127
Publisher Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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