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Brooklyn Fire Department ledgers

Call Number



1898-1910, inclusive


Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.). Fire Dept


0.42 Linear Feet in one manuscript box

Language of Materials

English .


This collection contains two record books of the Brooklyn Fire Department, one pertaining to Engine Company No. 1 (dated 1898-1899), and the other pertaining to Engine Company #40 (dated 1910). The ledgers contain day-by-day logs of each engine company's activities, including responses to fires and other emergencies. The date and time of day for each activity logged are included in both ledgers.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Brooklyn Fire Department ledgers, 1990.004, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of John Krisciewicz, 1990.

Related Materials

The Brooklyn Historical Society holds many other collections and items pertaining to the history of firefighting in Brooklyn. Please contact the Othmer Library staff for more information.

Collection processed by

Matthew Gorham

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Brooklyn Historical Society


Box: 1990.004 1 of 1 (Material Type: Text)
Center for Brooklyn History
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201