History of the Toronto Fire Department.
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Published by Burial Fund of the Toronto Fire Fighters in [Toronto] .
Written in English


  • Toronto (Ont.). -- Fire Dept. -- History

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LC ClassificationsTH9507 T6 H5
The Physical Object
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17118130M

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Toronto was barely a city- in fact, wasn't even called Toronto yet- when fire first came to town in a big way. In , Great Britain and the United States were fighting it out in the by-then. History of the Ottawa Fire Department Years of Firefighting on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. History of the Ottawa Fire Department Years of FirefightingFormat: Hardcover. The fire remains the largest fire ever to have occurred in Toronto. A previous great fire on April 7, , in the St. Lawrence Market area, consumed several city blocks when the city was much smaller and many more structures were wooden.. Call which was used to sound the alarm, is the name for the volunteer canteen truck supporting Toronto Fire Services today. History of the Toronto Fire department.,, Toronto Public Library.

Toronto Fire Services, Toronto, ON. 12K likes. Twitter @toronto_fire YouTube Channel - Toronto Fire Services Instagram - torontofireservices Google+ - /5(75). The Development of Fire Fighting Machinery During the first part of the nineteenth century Quebec, Newfoundland and the Maritimes were enhancing and expanding their established fire protection measures. Settlement continued to spread westward. But for smaller towns that were just emerging in Ontario the ability to protect property from fire damage and destruction was . The megacity. In five sprawling Toronto suburbs - York, East York, North York, Etobicoke and Scarborough - were corralled under the City of Toronto's municipal umbrella. The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) 'Megacity' was born, the largest city in Canada and the fifth largest in North America - certainly a long way from its beginnings as 'Muddy York, ' Ontario's second-choice . On the night of April 19th, and the morning of April 20th, , a Toronto fire decimated downtown Toronto and took with it over buildings in the industrial and commercial area in what would now roughly be Esplanade/Front Street to the south, King Street to the north, University to the west and Yonge street to the east.