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1. 9th Street Theater Ruins 9th Street Theater Ruins 1893 Street level view of the ruins from the 9th Street Theater fire, dated January 18, 1893. Firemen and equipment in view. Theater located at 324 W. 9th Street.

2. Armourdale Fire Armourdale Fire 1895 Ruins of an Armourdale, Kansas City, Kansas fire identified as the Reed Bros. Packing House. Also visible is the Fire Department's water tower. Dated March 24, 1895.

3. Baird Building Baird Building 1894 Full street view of the Baird Building located on the southwest corner of 6th and Wyandotte. Taken after a recent fire. According to information written on the photograph, the building burned October 25,...

4. Biography of George C. Hale (1850-1923), Fire Chief Biography of George C. Hale (1850-1923), Fire Chief 1999

5. Chief Dies at Big Blaze Chief Dies at Big Blaze March/22/1953 Article about the death at age 49 of Harvey Baldwin, chief of the fire department, during a large fire caused by heavy winds at Penrod, Jurden & Clark Lumber Company at 7400 Saint John Avenue, with photos...

6. Despite Conviction, Five Insist: We didn't set the Blast. Despite Conviction, Five Insist: We didn't set the Blast. July 3, 1997 Five Kansas Citians, convicted in the November 1988 deaths of six firefighters, continued to insist on their innocence, citing holes in the government's case against them.

7. Drill School and Tower Increase Efficiency of Fire Department Drill School and Tower Increase Efficiency of Fire Department November//1930 Photo and article about the fire drill school and the need for it to save citizens money lost in fires.

8. Exploding Tank Blasts an Inferno across Southwest Boulevard Exploding Tank Blasts an Inferno across Southwest Boulevard August/18/1959 Gas and oil fire and explosions at 31st and Southwest Boulevards, causing six deaths including five firemen and about 100 injuries, with photos.

9. Fire Prevention Work Fire Prevention Work October 5, 1920 Entire issue of Kansas Citian devoted to fire safety in honor of the October 9, 1920 Fire Prevention Day. Includes a listing of fire safety events, a parade, and "Fire Clean-up Week;" articles on fire...

10. Fire Ruins Fire Ruins 1892 Identified on photograph as Peak Bros. Overall Fact[ory] and Rigly Ramsey Printing Co. Remains of fire dated January 17, 1892. Same photograph as I.D. 210718.

11. Fire Ruins at Browning, King and Company Fire Ruins at Browning, King and Company 1892 Icy remains from a fire identified as Browning, King and Company and dated January 17, 1892 with the temperature 17 degrees below zero. A newspaper clipping with the photo indicates it was the Deardorff...

12. Fire Scene Fire Scene January 17, 1893 Fire ruins of overall factory, paper box factory and Ramsey Printing Company. Time noted is 12:40 a.m. and 6 below zero. Written on the photographs is "Central bet.." Same as I.D.#210724.

13. Fire Scene Fire Scene 1955 Firemen battling fire at unidentified building in Kansas City, Kansas.

14. Fire Scene Fire Scene 1955 Firemen battling fire at unidentified building in Kansas City, Kansas.

15. Firefighter Firefighter 1952 Firefighter conducting experimental method for extinguishing fire at 2201 Euclid.

16. Firefighters Firefighters 1952 Firefighters battling fire at unidentified residence with crowd of onlookers.

17. Firefighting Firefighting 1952 Experimental firefighting test. Two homes burning. Firemen and equipment on scene.

18. House Fire House Fire 1952 Firefighters battling fire at unidentified house, with crowd of onlookers.

19. House Fire House Fire 1952 Firefighters battling fire at unidentified house.

20. House Fire House Fire Unidentified residence on fire.