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Feb. 21, 1957: “Powerful streams are concentrated on the fire in structure between Broome and Spring Streets,” read the published caption on a photo of a Manhattan fire. The five-story brick building “contained large quantities of baled textile remnants.”  Photo: Neal Boenzi/The New York Times

“Powerful streams are concentrated on the fire in structure between Broome and Spring Streets,” The five-story brick building “contained large quantities of baled textile remnants.” Photo: Neal Boenzi/The New York Times

Antique Fire Engine powered by horses - The Steamer Run

Buzmans Antique Fire Trucks Home Page ~ My grandfather was a Captain and they had these long before I was even a dream.

FDNY Photographs by Michael Dick                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Be smart about the hype: Transitional attack, SLICE-RS, and our blue collar roots – Fire Engineering Training Community

Chicago, 1920, rushing to put out a fire

Chicago Historic Photography - Horse Drawn Fire Truck on Michigan Avenue mid My grandmother talked about her joy at chasing them down the streets but that was in the 19 teens

Washington, D.C., 1922. "Fire layout -- answering the fire bell." Harris & Ewing glass negative.

"Fire layout, answering the fire bell." Washington, D., 1922 // by Harris & Ewing glass negative.

Respect To Our Everyday Heroes - While we cops and firefighters often have a lot of friendly rivalries, these guys are awesome and truly deserve the title, Heroes.

The one of the handsome firefighter smiling at the little old lady he is saving is my favorite

Fire and ice: A man looks on at the mounds of frozen icicles following the FDNY extinguished a building fire in December 1917

New York's Bravest in black and white: Stunning photographs from first half of the century show courageous FDNY fire fighters in action

Historic Photos From the NYC Municipal Archives — In Focus Water from firefighters' hoses freezes on the side of adjoining buildings. (Courtesy NYC Municipal Archives) # — The Atlantic

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