Series 5 - Fire Fighting

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Title proper

Fire Fighting

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  • Textual record

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of series.

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CA EDM RG-70-5

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  • 1906 - 1996, predominant 1985 - 1996 (Creation)

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Physical description

5.5 m of textual records

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Name of creator

(1906 - 1992)

Custodial history

Scope and content

Series consists of the records of fires and alarms in Edmonton, and includes 18 ledgers. An order has been imposed on the material. The arrangement includes 3 subseries. The subseries are as follows:

  • Subseries 1: Fire Reports
  • Subseries 2: Record of Alarms
  • Subseries 3: Strategic Planning

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Immediate source of acquisition

This material was transferred to the City of Edmonton Archives by the City of Edmonton Fire Department and through the Corporate Records Centre between 1976 and 2004.


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  • English

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There are no restrictions on access.

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Copyright may apply.
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File list available online.

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Further accruals are expected.

General note

In 2014 a document showing the locations of fire hydrants in the City in 1979-1980 was processed and described as Ledger #1 in subseries 5.3. In 2017 it was repatriated to MS-406 to better reflect its provenance.

General note

Accession numbers: A73-50, A76-62, A78-19, A87-135, A88-85, A94-61, A98-59, A2001-89, A2004-57

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City of Edmonton Archives

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Physical storage

  • Box: RG Room
  • Shelf: RG Room
  • Map cabinet: RG Room