Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Hall Museum


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Niagara on the Lake Fire & Emergency Services, District One - 2009 
ImagesTexts  2009,   The colour photographs of the members of Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Department (District 1) in 2009. Between the rows, in the centre : a photograph of three fire trucks outside of new fire hall on 2 Anderson Lane and two patches of Niagara On The Lake Fire and emergency Services. Top row, left to...
History of Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Department 
ImagesTexts  May, 2001,   Framed print with text describing the history of Niagara Fire Department. It is displayed on the wall of the Fire Hall Museum in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Text: "In 1816, the Niagara Volunteer Fire Department recruited its first volunteers. These same firemen also built the first fire hall in Niagara...
Members of Niagara Fire Department, District One - 1996 
ImagesTexts  1996,   The colour photographs of the members of Niagara Fire Department (District 1) in 1996, arranged in five rows and framed for a wall display. In the centre - a photograph of the fire hall on King Street in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Top row , left to right: D. Cumpson 1983; M. Vriens 1984 Captain; R....
Honorary members of Niagara Fire Department 2006-2011 
ObjectsTexts    Wooden plaque with names of honorary members of Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Department (between 2003 and 2011) engraved on metal tags with room left for more names. It has a casted metal image of firefighters working together on the job with engraving "The Bravest". Names on the plaque: S....
Mutual Aid Fire Services Association - Regional Niagara Fire Chiefs
 
ImagesTexts  1990,   Group photograph of the fire chiefs in Niagara region in 1990. The picture was taken in the front of the fire hall on King Street in Niagara-on-the-Lake. REGIONAL NIAGARA FIRE CHIEFS 1990: Back Row L-R: Larry Jane-Thorold, Tom Cartwright-Fort Erie, Joe Fitzgibbon-St. Catharines, Gerry...
Chief Noel Haines retires 
NewspapersImagesTexts  "Chief Noel Haines retires," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 3 Oct 1980 
Don Sherlock retiring after 46 years with Niagara Fire Department 
TextsImages  Green, Jerold, Don Sherlock retiring after 46 years with Niagara Fire Department, "Don Sherlock retiring after 46 years with Niagara Fire Department," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 17 Sep 1975  Newspaper clipping about Don Sherlock, retiring after 46 years with Niagara Fire Department.
Members of Niagara Fire Department in 1974 
ImagesTexts  1974,   The colour photographs of the members of Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Department in 1974, framed for a wall display. At the bottom: a photograph of the fire hall on King Street, and four pictures of fire trucks belonging to NFD. Top row, left to right: Warner, E. 1962; Awde, H. Ass't Chief 1938;...
How it all came about 
ImagesTexts  Garrett, Doug, How it all came about, "How it all came about," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 27 Jul 1972  An article on a decision of fire fighters to build an annex to the Fire Hall on King Street in Niagara-on-the-Lake and create the Fire Museum for housing an old fire fighting equipment. A photograph of fire brigade with a description: "Men of the Niagara Fire Fighting Services, a voluntary...
Licence to operate an ambulance service. 
ImagesTexts  1968,   The document was issued by Ontario Health Department to Niagara Volunteer Fire Department on June 27, 1968. Full text: "Department of Health Ontario Licence to operate an ambulance service. Under the Ambulance Services Act, 1966 and the regulations, and subject to the limitations thereof, this...
Members of Niagara Fire Department in 1959 
ImagesTexts  1959,   Black and white photographs of the members of Fire Department in Niagara-on-the-Lake in 1959 arranged in four rows; at the bottom of this composition three photographs of NFD fire trucks. Top row, from left to right: N. Haines - Lieutenant A Company 1948; D. Reid - Captain B Coy [Company] 1929;...
Honorary members of Niagara Fire Department 1912-2003 
ObjectsTexts    Wooden plaque with names of honorary members of Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Department (from 1912 to 2003) engraved on metal tags and three-dimensional firefighter's image at the bottom. H.L. ANDERSON 1912, R.W.M. TAYLOR 1912, J.H.BROWN 1914, J.H. BROWN 1914, J.H. BURNS 1914, J.A. BLACK 1914, J.G....
Niagara Fire Department - 1950 
ImagesTexts  1950,   Black and white photograph of the members of Fire Department in Niagara-on-the-Lake in 1950. Framed for a wall display. BACK : E. SMITH, J. NESBITT, H. DICK, W. RICHARDSON, W. GALLOP, N. HAINES, R. CLARK, C. RICHES, F. BALL CENTER : E.J. SAUNDERS, P. STEVENS, W. SUMMERS, G. CROCKER, C. WARD,...
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...
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...
Old fire hall on Queen Street in Niagara-on-the-Lake 
Images    Black and white photograph of the old fire station on 10 Queen Street with an ambulance (Chevrolet) in front of the building. The photo was taken from the other side of the street. The fire hall is located between two stores: Jim Connolly's store at corner King and Queen Streets (on left) and...
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...
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....
Niagara Fire Department - Queen Street station 
ImagesTexts    Black and white photograph of the fire station on Queen Street with two motorized fire trucks in front of the building : 1942 Ford and 1924 International [by the American LaFrance Fire Engine Company]. The third fire hall was built in 1910 and the fire department moved from the Court House to...
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...
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Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Hall Museum


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