Fighting the Fire - Boston Fire Department Engines Arriving via Flatbed Rail Cars
The Boston Fire Department responded to calls of help by sending Engines 8, 26, and 39 via flatbed rail cars. Sixty-seven fire-fighters accompanied the engines to Salem. Lieutenant Thomas W. Roose commanded Engine 8; Captain Daniel J. Hurley commanded Engine 26; and Lieutentant J. O'Brien commanded Engine 39. Engines 8 and 26 fought the fire at Summit and Walnut Avenues; Engine 39 assisted on Lafayette Street, where the final stand against the fire was made.
undated [June 25, 1914]
Disaster assistance; Fire departments - Massachusetts - Boston; Fire engines; Firefighting; Hurley, Daniel, J., Captain; O'Brien, J., Lieutenant; Roose, Thomas W., Lieutenant
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