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Subject:  Fire extinguishers 
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Fire alarm box 
Objects    Cast iron fire alarm box in red. Produced in Canada by Northern Electric Company Limited. Instruction on the box reads: "For fire: break the glass open the door pull hook down once and let go" In 1895, the Bell Telephone of Canada was required to spin off its manufacturing arm to build phones...
Fire hose nozzles 
Objects    Antique brass/copper fire hose nozzles. Show a sign of use at the top.
Stop-Fire fire extinguisher 
Objects    Handheld brass/copper 2 1/2 quart fire extinguisher produced by Stop-Fire, Inc., New Brunswick, N.J. with "Redi-grip" and pistol grip pump handle. Model AC-24, originally filled with Carbontetrachloride pressurized with dry air or nitrogen. Probably made in the 1950's.
Antique Indian backpack fire extinguisher 
Objects  circa 1930s,   "INDIAN patented" backpack fire pump produced by "D. B. Smith & Company. Utica, N.Y., U.S.A." (text on cap). Brass pump with 5 gallon pump, rubber tube, brass strainer and cover, designed to be worn on back with adjustable canvas straps. Back is stamped "air cooled patented tank". Indian Fire...
Dayton Pump fire extinguisher 
Objects    Old 4 gallon hand fire extinguisher produced by Dayton Pump and Manufacturing Company. Metal container with handles (painted red) with black rubber hose. Measurements for container without handles and hose: diameter: 27 cm. Height with handle: 60 cm. Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc. Tested number...
Quick Aid fire guard 
Objects    Handheld, copper/brass, 5 1/2 gallon soda-acid fire extinguisher manufactured by General Fireguard Corporation and inspected by Underwriters' Laboratories of Canada. The brass plates with directions for charging the soda-acid and that it is tested for 350 lbs. are attached to the cooper...
Alert fire extinguisher 
Objects    Handheld, copper/brass, soda-acid fire extinguisher manufactured by La France Fire Engine & Foamite Ltd. The brass plates with directions for charging the soda-acid and that it is tested for 350 lbs. are attached to the cooper cylinder (they are in both English and French). Measurements for tank...
Bickle fire extinguisher 
Objects    Handheld brass fire extinguisher manufactured by Bickle-Seagrave Limited. This is soda-acid type of extinguisher and a tank contains sodium bicarbonate dissolved in water and a bottle of acid in the top. When the extinguisher is turned upside down, the sodium bicarbonate and acid reacts to release...
Shur-Spray glass fire extinguisher 
Objects    "Shur-Spray Automatic Chemical Sprinkler" glass fire extinguisher manufactured by International Fire Equipment Corporation. The glass container used to be filled with carbon tetrachloride (CTC) and had a metal trigger at the end. It has a chain for hanging as it was usually hung from the ceiling...
Bickle and Liberty dry powder fire extinguishers 
Objects    Tube-shaped fire extinguishers manufactured by Canadian companies: Wawanesa Insurance Company (to give to their clients) and Bickle-Seagrave Limited. The tin tubes contained a safe dry powder (usually sodium bicarbonate) which was thrown into the base of a fire to put it out. Diameter: 5.5 cm....
FIRE OUT glass fire extinguisher 
Objects    FIRE OUT automatic fire extinguisher produced by Automatic Fireout Extinguisher Company. The bulb-shaped glass container with conical tip is filled with liquid. It is attached to mount bracket and hung on the wall and it could be easily removed in case of fire. In the 1800s, glass fire grenades...
Pyrene hand fire extinguisher 
Objects    Brass container with a hand pump and black enamel mounting bracket. It was manufactured by the Pyrene Manufacturing Company and inspected by Underwriters' Laboratories of Canada. The tank holds 1 quart and could be refilled after use through a filling plug. It is hanging on the wall but this type...
Vintage Guardian pump tank 
Objects    Copper 5 gallon tank with pump and rubber hose produced by Guardian Manufacturing Limited. Brass plates with instructions attached to container. Measurements for container without handle and hose. Diameter: 24 cm. Height with handle: 66 cm. TEST FREQUENTLY BY OPERATING PUMP AND DIRECTING STREAM...
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Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Hall Museum


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