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Bridgeport Firefighters
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Tracing its roots to 1796, the Bridgeport Fire Department protects Connecticut s largest city. Bridgeport s first step toward independence occured when the Corporation of Newfield was formed in 1797 for the express purpose of forming a fire company. Through the years, the firefighters have continued to play a significant role in Bridgeport s history. Bridgeport s fire department has grown, changed, and shared in its city s triumphs, and tragedies. The purchase of the steam-powered D.H. Sterling fire engine triggered an oftentimes bitter contest between adherents of the traditional muscle-powered fire engine and new mechanical machines. The contest resulted in the formation of the present career fire department in 1872. Bridgeport Firefighters traces the innovations, incidents, and personalities through the hand-drawn, horse-drawn, and motor-driven eras up to the twentieth century."
Release date Australia
November 1st, 2000
Edited by Bridgeport Firefighters Historical Society
Country of Publication
United States
Arcadia Publishing
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