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Date: 1963 

Description: Fire fighters use an International fire and rescue truck with an eighty-five foot mounted ladder to fight a fire, possibly as part of a training exercise....

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Paul Trauba

Date: 1973 

Description: "Paul 'Skip' Trauba."

Date:  date unknown

Description: A long line of fire fighters in the street are aiming fire hoses at a building. Coils of hoses cover the street.

Date: 1975 

Description: "Eugene Gerlach is honored for his many years in the Fire Department. He is flanked by his grandson, Gene Koll, & Chief Bernard Adelmeyer."

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Fred L. Peabody

Date: 1947-04-30 

Description: Madison retired fire chief, Fred L. Peabody, on his 85th birthday.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A hose wagon of the Madison fire department races around the corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets. A dog is chasing the wagon.

Date: 1945-07-29 

Description: Madison fire fighters load Red Cross boxes to send overseas. Each box contained 36 knit bags made and filled by volunteers, each bag contained a pencil, st...

Photograph

Windsor Fire

Date: 1948-06-11 

Description: Donald Hanson, who discovered the fire at the lumber and appliance building of the Central Wisconsin Supply Company and turned in the alarm. The fire total...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A small group of fire fighters fight an unseen fire with three fire hoses. Smoke obscures the fire, and on the right, a fire engine has smoke billowing fr...

Date: 1944-09-30 

Description: Retiring Madison Fire Department Chief Richard Widmann with new Chief, Edward J. Page. Mrs. Richard Widmann (Leonore) looks on.

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Fire Department

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five men posed on a firetruck in the middle of a street in a business district. Storefronts are in the background on the left and right.

Date: 1864-02-04 

Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...

Date: 1987-04 

Description: Assistant Fire Chief Bob Bernhard relaxes after a demonstration.

Date: 1947-05-13 

Description: Firemen James Fraser and Philip Statz (left to right in the driver's seat) are demonstrating how the old wooden spoke-wheeled 1915 foam fire truck chugged...

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Firemen's Picnic

Date: 1997-06-29 

Description: "Dodge County firemen compete in the 'water barrel' fights at Theresa's Firemen's Picnic."

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Firemen's Parade

Date: 1908-06 

Description: The Lake Mills band and fire company lead the parade during a fire company competition in their home town.

Date: 1996-06 

Description: "When Theresa firemen purchased a new truck, as is customary, other fire departments came to initiate the new truck."

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Fire fighters handle a fire hose connected to an International Model G or 61 fire truck operated by the "Canadian Fire Department."

Date: 1949-09-30 

Description: Maple Bluff fire chief Lawrence Nielsen places the first official dial call on Madison's new 100 percent dial phone service.

Date: 2001-09 

Description: Former President Bill Clinton, in the center without a hardhat, touring conditions at Ground Zero a few days after 9/11. In the background is the Verizon b...

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