History of the Fire Service

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HISTORY OF THE FIRE SERVICE: : 

HISTORY OF THE FIRE SERVICE: CLIMBING A LADDER Presented by: Marnie L. Price

Understanding the History of the Fire Service is Like Climbing a Ladder : 

Understanding the History of the Fire Service is Like Climbing a Ladder

Objectives : 

Objectives Describe how fire prevention week came into being Identify some of the traditions of the fire service still in use today Recognize the significance of the Maltese Cross Describe the importance of learning and protecting our fire service heritage

Why Is This Important? : 

Why Is This Important? Significant events shape development Learning from mistakes, failures, and successes Protecting our own Standing up for our profession Defending our heritage

First Paid Firefighters1676 : 

First Paid Firefighters1676

First Volunteer Fire Dept.1736 : 

First Volunteer Fire Dept.1736

“Fire Plug” : 

“Fire Plug”

The Great Chicago Fire October 9, 1871 : 

The Great Chicago Fire October 9, 1871

Ms. O’Leary’s Cow and the Lantern : 

Ms. O’Leary’s Cow and the Lantern

Keyless Fire Alarm Boxes : 

Keyless Fire Alarm Boxes

Firefighter’s Badge (The Maltese Cross) : 

Firefighter’s Badge (The Maltese Cross)

Firefighter’s Best FriendThe Dalmation : 

Firefighter’s Best FriendThe Dalmation

The Luck of the Irish : 

The Luck of the Irish

Tolling of the Bell : 

Tolling of the Bell

Bagpipes at FD Funerals : 

Bagpipes at FD Funerals

We Will Never Forget : 

We Will Never Forget Lt. Kelly Kincaid Chief Tom Milligan Chief Bobby Anderson

QUESTIONS? : 

QUESTIONS? COMMENTS?

REFERENCES : 

REFERENCES PRIDE AND OWNERSHIP BY CHIEF RICK LASKY FIREFIGHTER’S HANDBOOK DELMAR FIREFIGHTING LORE BY W. FRED CONWAY YOUTUBE.COM

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