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Blue Star Continental-Keller 16th Ave. Main $500,000

Fire Fighters - 1-29-1975.tif
Council Bluffs firefighters spent hours in Omaha assisting with a four-alarm fire. Capt. Donald Barritt and his crew manned the snorkel unit which poured water in the front of the Karbach building at Fourteenth and Douglas.

Fire Department 10-2-1940 Broadway Cleaners 125 Broadway.tif
Photography of a fire at Broadway Cleaners
Sapp-Maurer Wickham Blk. Broadway at Scott Street
Bumper steamer. Street is of wooden blocks.
Captain J. Cockran and Driver R. Gates
Capt H. Keegan - D. Baxley

Fire Department Capt Oamek & Mike Kilbane.tif
Photograph of Fire Department Captain Oamek and Fire Department Mike Kilbane.

Sprucing up a centennial bell at the Oak Street Fire Station are B Shift members Capt. Jerry Carter, Firefighter Don Owens and Engineer Larry Olson. The bell was cast for the Bluffs Fire Department in 1876 and originally hung in the old Central Fire…
Central Fire Station

Fire Department Central Station 1907.tif
A photograph of a fire engine in front of the Central Fire Station.

Fire Department Central Fire Station see also Council Bluffs Post Cards.tif
A postcard of the Council Bluffs Central Fire Station.
Central Station. Ed Walker Sr. on crutches, lost his foot under hose wagon while training. Given lifetime job to drive Chiefs buggy and later Chief's car, for 25 years with a wooden leg.
Central Station

Presenting A Picture . . . of a 1913 world champion racing horse team to be used in the fire station as City Councilman Ron Cleveland looks on is DeVere Watson of Council Bluffs. The horses were named after a former mayor of Council Bluffs, Lou…
Chas. Nicholson, Chief (1907 to May 1, 1914) First Chief under Civil Service
Wiliam Grote, Chief Nov. 1, 1935 - Apr 1, 1938
Frank Hitchcock, Chief. May 1, 1914 to Oct. 1, 1920

The Present . . . Central Fire Station will have to be demolished along with other downtown property located in the Urban Renewal shopping center development. The station is now located where the parking garage will be in the new project.
WM. Sorenson, Chief Apr. 1, 1938 to Oct. 1, 1940
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