Article about the history of the fire alarm systems from using a rattle alarm to cellular transmitters.
27 pictures of the different fire engines that was used from 1800-present.
Article about the auto evolution of the fire trucks used in fire service. The article contains pictures of the fire trucks.
Article about the steam-powered fire engines. They were first used in the mid-nineteenth century. They were actually quite commonplace before the introduction of the mobile fire apparatus.
Video length: 1 min 11 secs. Shows changes and improvements on trucks. Describes changes on truck design, truck colors, etc.
Article about volunteers who carried their fire engines and used leather buckets in the Boston fires.
Article about the firemen's buckets used in colonial times and how they created a bucket brigade.
Article about the use of rattle alarm and its description.
Article about the fire equipments used in fire service.