Fonds CR-112 - Saanich Fire Department Collection

Saanich's first fire truck, 1919 Fire Chief Joseph Law Fire Chief Joseph Sutherland Fire Chief Glen Robbins Fire Chief Harold Gains Fire Chief Art Fryer Central control alarm room at No. 1 Fire Hall Daryl Driemel [of the Saanich Fire Department] working at a typewriter School receiving fire fighting instruction and practice School class receiving fire fighting and first aid instruction
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Saanich Fire Department Collection


  • 1919-2004 (Creation)

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314 photographs.
19 cm textual material.

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Transferred from the Saanich Fire Department.

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Collection consists of photographs of fires, fire stations and other buildings, Fire Department employees and vehicles, and special events. Includes correspondence, agreements and scrapbooks.

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Further accruals are expected.

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  • English

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Photographs in Accession No. 2006-014 are in electronic format (JPEG) only. Originals held by the Saanich Fire Department.

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Accession number: 1981-022, 1989-025, 1992-006, 1992-010, 1992-011, 1992-018, 1992-020, 2006-014, 2007-167, 2007-168, 2009-026, 1980-004, 1985-003, 2017-021.

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