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By Liisa Reimann,Capt. J. Woodman

Burlington Firefighting richly illustrates the triumphs and tragedies, the hauntings and secrets and techniques of the Burlington fireplace division. Originating as a sequence of bucket brigades, the fireplace division constructed from competing businesses that served as elite social golf equipment right into a expert association that used to be integrated in 1895. The transitions from hand-drawn to horse-drawn carts and pumpers to steam engines and motorized vans mostly formed the evolution of firefighting in Vermont as a whole.

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