History: Engine Hook and Ladder Truck (1888)

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----Sources: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 29 Jun 1888

The kitchen of Mrs. Condon caught fire on Monday last and in just three minutes from the time the alarm was given the engine and hook and ladder truck were on the spot ready for action. The distance from the engine house to the fire is nearly three blocks. The damage was a mere trifle.



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