Marietta's Antique Fire Wagon May Be One of Only Five Remaining from 1870s
Just a short walk from Marietta’s historic square and tucked away inside Fire Station No. 1, the Marietta Fire Museum holds a treasure trove of artifacts. That includes a 1870s vintage Silsby Steamer fire fighting wagon, purchased by the City of Marietta in 1879 and which remained in service through 1921.
Interested in Becoming a Shelton Volunteer Firefighter?
Click on link to see HD video and full photo gallery of the Shelton Fire Department operating at this car fire on Joseph Court.FIREGROUNDIMAGES.COM Photo. See Shelton Fire Department’s 2022 Recruitment Video below:
DougCo signs contracts for air support to fight wildfires
A group of first responders stand near a helicopter.Photo provided by Douglas County Government. (Douglas County, Colo.) Douglas County plans to spend up to $1.3 million to fight wildfires this summer as Colorado continues to experience unseasonably warm and dry weather that’s already sparking wildfires.
Firefighters Battle Blaze on Perry Avenue in Shelton, CT.
The above video shows early footage from the scene of firefighters engaged in battling the fire at 60 Perry Ave on March 28, 2022. Firefighters operating on a burning 3rd floor porch at 60 Perry Avenue in Shelton, CT on 3/28/22.FIREGROUNDIMAGES.COM.
Firefighters from Derby, Ansonia, and Shelton fight blaze on Chapel Street in Derby, CT.
DERBY, CT - At approximately 6:25pm Sunday March 13, 2022, the Derby Fire Department was dispatched to a reported fire in the area of Elm Street and Chapel Street. Companies from Paugassett Hook & Ladder Company No. 4, Storm Engine Company No. 2, East End Hose Company No. 3, and Storm Ambulance Corps No.2 responded to the scene. The Ansonia Fire Department was dispatched as RIT (Rapid Intervention Team), and Shelton Fire Department’s Echo Hose Company No. 1 was dispatched mutual aid to the fire. First companies on scene found heavy smoke showing from a 1 1/2 story single family wood frame home located at 59 Chapel Street right on the corner of Elm St. Derby FD-2 Assistant Chief Gloade assumed command of the incident and confirmed the working structure fire. As members made entry into the structure, they encountered heavy fire in a section of the basement and firefighters operating on the first floor reported possible sagging of the floor. Primary searches of the home found that everybody was out of the structure.