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Corporate Author Pittsburg (Kan.). Fire Department.

Title Pittsburg, KS Fire Department register, 1907-1917 [electronic resource].

Imprint [Pittsburg, Kan. : Pittsburg State University, Kansas, Axe Library, Special Collections, 2010]


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 Axe Available Online  Electronic Resource    ---  Available
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Summary The Pittsburg Fire Department, Call Register, 1907-1917 collection contains one ledger book of 477 pages. Included in the ledger is a handwritten account of each fire that was fought by the No. 1 and No. 2 fire stations located in Pittsburg, Kansas. Each account describes the location and/or address of the fire; the cause of the fire; damage to the buildings and contents; value of the property and contents; insurance and agents, if known; property owners and tenants; water pressure, number of hoses and footage used as well as number of ladders and extinguishers used; and roundtrip mileage for each fire station.
Subject Pittsburg (Kan.). Fire Department. -- History.
Pittsburg (Kan.) -- History.
Buildings -- Kansas -- Pittsburg -- History.
Dwellings -- Kansas -- Pittsburg -- History.
Streets -- Kansas -- Pittsburg -- History.
Fire departments -- Kansas -- Pittsburg -- Records and correspondence.
Added Author Leonard H. Axe Library. Special Collections.

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