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Paperback Oakland Fire Department Book

ISBN: 0738529680

ISBN13: 9780738529684

Oakland Fire Department

(Part of the Images of America: California Series)

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For over 150 years, brave firefighters have battled to preserve the lives and property of the citizens of Oakland. Beginning in 1853, volunteer engine and hook and ladder companies organized and the Oakland Fire Department formed in 1869. Until 1922, teams of magnificent horses pulled steamers belching black smoke and embers, with firemen holding on for dear life. These gallant fire horses were as much firefighters as the rugged men of Oakland who...

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