One Truck, Two Trucks, Yellow Trucks & More – Solving a Mystery at the Airport

June 29, 2021 And, finally, here are new old photos showing both CB3000 crash trucks at the CFR station at the same time. Proof positive of what’s explained below. Sid Meier photos, scanned from film prints. Sid Meier photos May 11, 2016 Let’s solve a mystery. Did the airport fire department have one or two …

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Kinston Fire Department History

Random research notes on the history of the Kinston Fire Department.  Pre-History 1878 – Lenoir County Court House destroyed by fire. 1880 – Temporary courthouse burns. 1885 – Population 3,000. No fire apparatus. Source: Sanborn. 1891 – Population 2,000. No fire apparatus. Source: Sanborn. 1895 to 1899 1895 – Great fire, destroys two blocks of …

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Relocating Fire Station 22 – June Updates

This is an ongoing blog posting about the relocating of Fire Station 22.  See Legeros updates below. See also ongoing Legeros photos. And here’s the official project site from the city. Contents 6/12/21 – June Update 5/29/21 – Walls Going Up 5/7/21 – Building construction started 2/22/21 – Site clearing started 12/23/20 – Construction bid awarded   …

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