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Bank St. headquarters - 1908The Bank Street fire house is pictured here in 1908
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Bank St Headquarters
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Pic of the Week December 29, 2016For over sixty years, the Willimantic Fire Department has decorated the front of its headquarters for Christmas and New Years. The “Merry Christmas” and “Happy New Year” signs were created in the basement of the old Bank Street Headquarters in 1953. Firefighters Dick Garneau, Milton Shippee and Joseph Whalen are shown putting the final touches on the sign.
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Alert Hose Co.The Alert Hose Company's decorated fire wagon.
Photo courtesy of Mike Tirone.
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Christmas at Bank St. HQBank St. headquarters is decorated for Christmas.
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WFD Collage Here's an interesting collage of Willimantic Fire Dept. pics throughout the years. Courtesy of Mike Tirone
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Excelsior Hook and Ladder's Parlor at the Bank St. Headquarters
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Alert Hose Company's Assembly Room at Bank St. Headquarters
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The Montgomery Hose Company The Montgomery Hose Company consisted mainly of Irish firemen. They built this hose house on Jackson Street in the 1880s, and it is pictured here just before it was demolished in 1974.
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Hilltop Hose - Fiftenth AnniversaryThe men of WFD's Hilltop Hose Company Three gather outside their headquarters. We think this photo was taken at the fifteenth anniversary celebration of the company’s formation. There were 150 guests representing present, former and honorary members, city officials, and invited guests. The evening included “ a fine musical program... a banquet and social time”. The only men we could identify were Elmer Young, company Secretary (front row, second from right), Frank M. Lincoln, company Foreman.
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Montgomery Hose - Jackson St.Courtesy of Mike Tirone
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Pic of the Week - December 31, 2015Since the early 1950s, the Fire Department's Bank Street Headquarters was heavily decorated for the Christmas and New Year's Holidays. Firefighters who put the decorations up had memories of the preparations. One said that one of the difficulties of putting up the decorations was that the department's "cherry picker" truck would sometimes have to be moved quickly if other apparatus was called out for an emergency.
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Hilltop HoseThe Hilltop Hose firehouse on Summit St.
Photo courtesy of Kevin Crosbie.
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Pic of the Week - December 31, 2015In this companion picture to the decorated firehouse, firefighters prepare the original signs that went up as part of the decorations.
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