Grande Prairie’s Fire Department ~ This Week in History

1997.13.88Grande Prairie’s New Fire Department was the topic of an article in the August 10, 1915 paper. “A complete fire department with 23 volunteer members and two fire fighting apparatus chemical engines, each costing $450 had been purchased by the Village Council”. What a difference today!

The Grande Prairie Herald ~ Aug. 10, 1915

The Grande Prairie Herald ~ Aug. 10, 1915

Written and researched by Kathryn Auger