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[Lockhart, Texas Fire Department and EMS Patch]

Description: Patch from the Lockhart, Texas fire department and emergency medical services. The shield-shaped patch has a light blue background with gold edging and interior borders. "Fire Dept." appears in red at the top in red lettering, while "EMS" appears in blue at the bottom. "City of Lockhart Texas" is written in blue inside of a circular inner border. The central image is a white fire helmet on top of a hatchet, ladder, pike, and nozzle sitting on a red background.
Date: unknown

[Postcard of a Fire at the Delaware Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the burning of the Delaware Hotel. The town's fire department is trying to extinguish the flames, as seen by the hose leading from the wagons in the bottom right corner of the image. A large crowd is watching the event unfold from the left. Despite the image being black and white, the smoke has a slight red tint to it. The back of the photograph has a handwritten note from the sender that says, "[...] This is the nearest thing to a fire wagon here, so I sent it. [...]"
Date: June 20, 1908