For 178 years, organized groups of firefighters have battled Houston fires, with the first volunteer bucket brigade established less than two years after the city’s founding in 1836. This photo essay offers a visual chronicle of the department’s history.
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By Houston History Magazine on October 10, 2010 in Arts & Culture, Communities, Education, Houstonians, Parks, Preservation, Religion, Women
To read the full text of this article by Betty Trapp Chapman that appeared in the Fall 2003 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.