Description: Postcard of Detroit's fire fighters in a motorized fire engine at their station. A child is standing to the right of the vehicle. On the back of the postcard, a printed note says, "THE DETROIT FIRE DEPARTMENT is considered one of the best equipped in the country, and their promptness in responding to alarms is remarkable. The magnitude of the department is scarcely realized by the majority of the people. It requires the services of 630 men to handle the 32 engines, 13 trucks, 3 hose companies, 340 horses, 1 water tower and two fire boats."
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas