Today in DFD history – February 1
1878 Union Steam Fire Engine No. 7 was established at Elmwood & Fort.
1889 Hook & Ladder No.6 went in service. They were placed at Elmwood & Fort along with E-7.
1889 Fire Commissioner received a petition from 42 firms along the river urging the procument of a fire boat. The city’s first fire boat, The Detroiter, went into service a few years later.
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