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Fire Department 100.tif
Photographs of unidentified fires in Council Bluffs.

Fire Department Wickham Bldg Fire 1917 (2).tif
Photograph of the Wickham Building fire.

Exterior Of Church...shows hole in roof from the fire and most of the windows were broken out due to the tremendous heat of the blaze.

Fire Fighters - World Radio 1-4-1954.tif
World Radio Laboratories building at 738-44 West Broadway.

Fire Fighters - Wigwam Grocery, Cunningham Grocery, Hansen's Pastry Shop 100-104 W Broadway 11-4-1952.tif
Wigwam Grocery, Cunningham Grocery, Hansen's Pastry Shop 100-104 W Broadway.

Fire Fighters - Ford Van & Storage 9-4-1959.tif
Ford Van and Storage Co. warehouse, 700 S. Main St. The blaze burst through the roof from burning storage vaults on the fourth floor. Three firemen were injured in the fire.

Fire Fighters - Central Block Bldg 515-517 S. Main 7-5-1964.tif
Photograph of building fire at 515-517 S. Main.

Fire Fighters - 12-20-1973 (2).tif
Photos of Vance Grain elevator fire at 3300 First Ave.

Fire Fighters - 12-6-1970.tif
A fire started by a spark from a trash fire gutted a storage shed at the power house of the Christian Home and nearly destroyed the home of A. W. Fitz Sr. 2501 Eighth Ave.

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Fire Fighters - 11-27-1973.tif
Photo of fire damage

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Fire Fighters - 10-28-1961 Hoagland Lumber Yard & Ford Bldg.tif
Hoagland Lumber yard fire at Seventh and South Main spread to the roof of the Ford Brothers Van and Storage warehouse next door north.

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Fire Fighters - 10-22-1952.tif
Photographs of fire at Blue Star Foods Inc garage at 1509 S. Main St. that spread to Continental Keller Company warehouse at 1501 S Main St.

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Fire Fighters - 9-4-1959 Ford Van & Storage.tif
Ford Van and Storage Co. warehouse at 700 S. Main St.

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Fire Fighters - 6-29-73.tif
Dousing the interior of the Wagon Wheel Tavern, 830 N. 8th St. are Council Bluffs Fireman Harold Jensen and Larry French in the snorkel rig.

Fire Fighters - 5-3-1974 Midwest Walnut.tif
Smoke pours out of the west side of a dry lumber storage shed at Midwest Walnut. A portion of the building collapsed during the height of the blaze about being weakened by intense heat.

Fire Fighters - 4-15-1972 at 1902 n7th Ave.tif
Asst. Fire Chief Leo Fleming and Fire Chief Norman Elgan search for clues among burned debris from a house at 1902 Seventh Avenue Saturday in which burned to death. The man was identified as Roy Stutleberg, 39.

Fire Fighters - 3-21-1972 the Stork Club.tif
Inspecting fire damage to the interior of the Stork Club are Ron Evilsizer of Denison, arson investigator for the state fire marshal's office, and Fire Chief Norman Elgan.

Fire Fighters - 3-15-1969 Fire at home of Chris Christensen 96 Simms Ave.tif
Chris Christensen, 89, 96 Simms Ave. was found dead in his basement bedroom following a 7 a.m. fire Saturday.

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Fire Fighters - 2-18-1977.tif
A hundred or more young people could be seen waiting to get through this front door at the Joker Lounger. The entrance, where the fire apparently started about 5:20 a.m. Friday was gutted before firemen could make their way inside the structure.

Fire Fighters - 2-5-1976.tif
Sifting through the smoking remains of the office area of Warren Feed and Grain Co. are three Council Bluffs firefighters. The one story building was almost totally consumed by the blazing inferno in about an hour although thousands of gallons of…

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