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Description: A large crowd of men and boys gathers around an International fire truck parked in street.
Description: A group of distinguished men in hats stand around an International fire truck.
Description: Firemen add a little horseplay to their water fight competition.
Description: Fire hazards are pointed out in a model house by Battalion Chief Edward McCabe for Cub Scouts of Pack 566 at Manitoba School. The ten-year-old boy scouts p...
Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.
Description: Three men in a horse-drawn fire engine races down a downtown street.
Date: date unknown
Description: Well jetting equipment with three hose lines extinguishing forest fires.
Description: Close-up of Fireman John Hoffman at the wheel of a 1929 pumper truck which is going to be "retired".
Description: Shorewood Hills fire chief Chris Bertelsen receives the first official dial call on Madison's new 100 percent dial phone service.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: A poster or signboard titled "The Right Spirit" depicting five examples of International Harvester employees engaging in recreational and voluntary activit...
Description: A view of Milwaukee Central Fire Station, with fire fighters posed in front of the building and around a fire engine.
Description: Police and spectators watch as firemen battle a blaze at Brandes Heating Co., 2046 Winnebago Street.
Description: Fire fighter stands with his back to the camera as he points the hose to the flames.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Chief Thomas A. Clancy of the Milwaukee, Wis. Fire Department, with others, posed in an open touring car, as though for a parade.
Description: Aftermath of winter fire.
Description: La Crosse Fire Chief Greg Cleveland, standing along 2nd Street, at the Oktoberfest Parade. He is wearing his dress uniform and sunglasses. On the sidewalk,...
Description: Elevated view from across street towards fire engines parked in front of Haack's Bicycles at 1250 East Washington Avenue. Firefighters are on the roof. The...
Description: Fire fighters spraying hoses upwards towards a building amid smoke. On the right are two men aiming water with a tall pump on wheels.
Description: Smoke billows out of the roof of a burning building. Fire fighters climb on ladders on the side of the building and water hoses snake along the ground.
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