Fire House Images

Built by town residents, here’s some images of, inside, and around our fire house, banquet hall and social area.

 

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Delano Fire Company No. 1 Garage – Circa 1970’s – 1969 FWD in the left bay, and a 1952 Seagraves in the right.

 

Fire House Construction - 1943

Fire House Construction – 1943

 

View from Hazel and Railroad St., pre-1968 fire - Notice the old fire truck garage, and the fire escape leading to the second floor - Image courtesy of Jim Shaup

View from Hazel and Railroad St., pre-1968 fire – Notice the old fire truck garage, and the fire escape leading to the second floor – Image courtesy of Jim Shaup

 

Pre-1968 fire - View from the park - The sign on the door read "Do Not Park In Front Of Door" - Image courtesy of Jim Shaup

Pre-1968 fire – View from the park – The sign on the door read “Do Not Park In Front Of Door” – Image courtesy of Jim Shaup

 

A fuller view from the park -  Image courtesy of Jim Shaup - Delano Fire Company No. 1

A fuller view from the park – Image courtesy of Jim Shaup – Delano Fire Company No. 1

 

Pre-1968 - View from the tracks - Notice the fire escape to the second floor, as well as the entrance to the old garage - Image courtesy of Jim Shaup

Pre-1968 – View from the tracks – Notice the fire escape to the second floor, as well as the entrance to the old garage – Image courtesy of Jim Shaup

 

Pre-1968 - Leo F. Walters at the old fire truck garage - Image courtesy of Leo Walters

Pre-1968 – Leo F. Walters at the old fire truck garage – Image courtesy of Leo Walters

 

Somebody better clean up! - Circa 1950's social area after a St. Patricks Day celebration - Delano Fire Company No. 1

Somebody better clean up! – Circa 1950’s social area after a St. Patricks Day celebration – Delano Fire Company No. 1

 

Circa 1974 - Social area

Circa 1974 – Social area

 

Delano Fire Company No. 1 - Getting a facelift circa 1983

Delano Fire Company No. 1 – Getting a facelift circa 1983

 

Delano Fire Company No. 1 - Getting a facelift circa 1983

Delano Fire Company No. 1 – Getting a facelift circa 1983

 

Charter Member Plaque at the fire house - Delano Fire Company No. 1

Charter Member Plaque at the fire house – You can read about the charter members by clicking here. – Delano Fire Company No. 1

 

The Firemen's Prayer bronze plaque at Delano Fire Company - Presented in 1982 by the Ladies Auxiliary - Delano Fire Company # 1

The Firemen’s Prayer bronze plaque at Delano Fire Company – Presented in 1982 by the Ladies Auxiliary – Delano Fire Company # 1

 

Click here for images of the 1968 Fire House Fire.

 

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