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Fire crew from the early 1900s
"...carried around by people, the apparatus had little room for personnel, they moved slowly and when they got to the scene, the firefighters were often too tired to do anything. Luckily, in most cases, the fires died out before they even got there, so there was little left for them to do. Towards mid 1800s, the introduction of the paid firefighters made room for horses to be largely put to use and pull the fire pumps. This improved the response time of the fire brigades, but st..." Continue Reading →
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