Fire Department


Fire Department


Photographs and Documents from the Council Bluffs Fire Department. Donated to the Council Bluffs Public Library Special Collections in 2017.

Collection Items

Fire in Council Bluffs
A photograph of the Council Bluffs Fire Department fighting a fire.

Fireman statue
Two photographs of a statue of a firefighter located at the old Central Station - 29 North Main St.

Photograph of the funeral procession for J. L. Moore
A photograph of the funeral procession of J. L. Moore on September 15, 1899.

International Association of Fire Fighters  75 Years Charter
Document commemorating 75 Years of continuous affiliation of Local 15, Council Bluffs, IA Fire Department.

Fire Station #2
Photograph of Council Bluffs Fire Station #2

Fire at 110 S. 18th St.
Photograph of a fire at 110 S. 18th St.

Ambulance accident
Photograph of a Council Bluffs Fire Department 1951 GMC ambulance accident in 1962.

1966 Snorkel truck.
Photograph of Council Bluffs Fire Department 1966 International Pitman Snorkel.

Fire Department Engine 21
Council Bluffs Fire Department Engine 21

Fire Department Competition
Photograph of firefighters and horses

Fire truck and station
Council Bluffs Fire Department engine Co 21 (1959 Howe)

Fire Station #2 and snorkel
Council Bluffs Fire Department Snorkel 22 at Fire Station #2

Central Fire Station postcard
A postcard of the Council Bluffs Central Fire Station.

McAtees Better Foods fire
Photograph of a fire at McAtees Better Foods in Council Bluffs.

Council Bluffs Central Fire Station photographs
Photographs of Council Bluffs Central Fire Station

Fire photos
Photographs of unidentified fires in Council Bluffs.

Howard Plastics fire
Photograph of Howard Plastics fire at 15th and S. Main.

Fire Department 1976
Photograph of Council Bluffs Fire Department personnel.

Photograph of Council Bluffs firefighters Bruce Talbot, Jim Gress, Calvin Petersen.
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