Atlanta Fire Department

This week I was lucky to spend hours with former Chief Joe Tolbert, a 5th generation Atlanta firefighter. Today's episode covers all the amazing history of the Atlanta Fire Department, how they fought fires, Atlanta's historic stations and how you can thank you local firefighters this weekend.

Links:

https://legeros.com/history/atlanta/atlanta.pdf

 

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Doc Holliday:

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1882 Fire Box:

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1920s Fire Box:

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Horse stables behind Station No. 7:

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Motorized AFD fleet in Piedmont Park:

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Historic Station No. 6:

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Hook & Ladder Company No. 1:

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Henry Lewis:

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