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Sweeping Effect . . . of 12-foot overhang eliminates "boxy" look of new fire station near Twenty-seventh Street and Broadway, and affords protection for front driveway. Brick facing is red tile, the overhang is painted white, and all the windows are…

Fire Station . . . at Twenty-seventh Street and Broadway will be replaced by another facility on another site. At left is toy car racing establishment, formerly eyed as fire station expansion site.

Fire Chief Norman Elgan . . . looks on as Mayor Donald Franksen and Councilman Joseph B. Katelman hammer away to free a granite cornerstone erected in 1909 at the old Central Fire Station. The cornerstone will be placed in storage until the new…

Final Preparations . . . for moving into the new Central Fire Station are made by Delbert Burdick, Fire Department training officer. When the building is formally turned over to the city, Chief Norman Elgan will begin moving in the dispatcher's…

Replacement And Relocation . . . of Fire Station No. 5, 1827 S. 8th St., is in the discussion stage, Fire Chief Norman Elgan said.

From Its Cupola . . . atop Central Fire Station, the heavy bell is lowered to a waiting truck.

Old and new fire trucks are on display in Council Bluffs

View from inside the Central Fire Station in Council Bluffs

Old Central Fire Station at Washington Avenue and Main Street in Council Bluffs
Photo courtesy of Guy A. Nelson

Firemen battling the blaze at the Elder Court Apartments in Council Bluffs

Gentlemen checking out one of 40 street fire alarm boxes located in Council Bluffs. The boxes were monitored through a 'repeater' located at the Central Station.

Firemen checking out fire alarm cable at the Council Bluffs Fire Department

Firemen at the Council Bluffs Fire Department

Fire Department & Fire Stations File #1 (to 04-30-1974)

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

Fire Department Station 2 1976.tif
Photograph of Council Bluffs Fire Station #2
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