Salem’s Circa 1850s Hand Engine

We’ve been solving a history mystery this month over in the private SPAAMFAA group on Facebook, in a posting about the origins of Salem’s surviving circa 1850’s hand engine. Here’s a photo from Old Salem Museum and Gardens, where the engine sits in storage. See more photos. Original Documentation We entered the fray with this …

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Raleigh Run Numbers – 2021

Belated blog posting of prior Facebook posting\g. Run numbers for Raleigh FD in 2021, unit runs and total calls [incidents]. See prior years, from 1993 forward, in this PDF document. 47,943 – Total Calls 70,684 – Total Runs Unit Runs E1 – 1,728 E2 – 2,162 E3 – 2,508 E4 – 1,385 E5 – 1,358 …

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Wake County Fire Commission Meeting – April 14, 2022

The Wake County Fire Commission will hold a special-called meeting on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at 7:00 p.m., at the Wake County Emergency Services Education Center, 221 S. Rogers Lane, Raleigh, NC 27610 . The purpose of the meeting is to receive and approve the proposed FY23 budget, at which point it will become part …

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Relocating Fire Station 22 – April Update

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 4/2/22 – April Update 10/20/21 – December Update 6/12/21 – June Update 5/29/21 – Walls Going Up 5/7/21 – Building construction started 2/22/21 – …

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