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    • El Rey Theater Fire

    • 1941
    • Looking west, from the top of the Ramona Hotel, this February 21, 1941, photograph shows the frenetic aftermath of a fire at the El Rey Hotel at 519 J Street. The fire started in one of the theater’s balconies and was likely the result of arson. ...
    • 660
    • Carmichael Fire Protection District Station No.1

    • 1948
    • This August 12, 1948, photograph shows the firefighters of Carmichael Fire Protection District No. 1 and Fire Chief Dan Donovan, Assistant Fire Chief Fontain Johnson and Commissioner Bob Wall standing next to fire engine No. 7, a 1946-7...
    • 1633
    • Fire on the Sacramento River between I and M Street Bridges

    • 1932
    • One of several riverboats lists afire in this August 28, 1932, photograph. The fire started at 12:45 a.m. on the west bank of the Sacramento River. During the incident, riverside flora caught fire priming flames to make their way toward the I...
    • 903b
    • Carmichael Fire District

    • 1948
    • A 1948 photograph Fire Chief Dan Donovan, Assistant Fire Chief Fontain Johnson and Commissioner Bob Wall, standing next to fire engine No. 7, a 1946-7 International/Van Pelt pumper fire engine.
    • 2010
    • 6th Street Engine House, City Fire Dept., Sacramento, Cal.

    • "The newest and perhaps the handsomest building occupied by the (Fire) department is Hook and Ladder House No. 1, situated on the corner of the alley on Sixth Street, between K and L" is how the Sacramento Bee for April 19, 1890, described the...
    • BBSAC137
    • Fire on the Sacramento River between I and M Street Bridges

    • 1932
    • Shown on August 28, 1932, is a fire that claimed River Lines company’s freighters Sacramento, Valetta, San Joaquin No. 2, San Joaquin No. 4, San Jose, Flora, Jacinto and Colusa, and barges Maryland and Alabama. An additional victim in the fire was...
    • 903c
    • Chief Engineer, City Fire Dep., Sacramento, CA

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 postcard shows the Eureka Engine Company Number Four Fire House and the office of the Fire Department's Chief Engineer, located at 1017 Fifth Street. The building was constructed in 1855 and survived until redevelopment in the...
    • BBSAC136
    • Building on Eighth and K Streets after Fire

    • 2003
    • This digital image of a burned out Leroy’s Jewelers was taken on the evening of December 29, 2003. The building caught fire in May 2000, exacting over 150,000 dollars in damage and drawing a three alarm response of over 45 firefighters. Up to the...
    • 2294a
    • McDonald Paint & Hardware Fire

    • 1965
    • A stream of water is directed at a fire at McDonald Paint & Hardware Co. (188 El Camino Ave.) by a firefighter perched atop a fire ladder. Nearby businesses also threatened by the fire are the El Camino Bowl (1194 El Camino Ave.) whose sign...
    • 2089
    • Sacramento Fire Department, Engine Company No. 8

    • 1932
    • This December 1932 photograph shows the recently-built fire house of the Sacramento Fire Department's Engine Company Number 8. Upon completion, The Spanish-style house won several awards for its structural and landscape architecture. The station,...
    • 614
    • Goodwill Industries

    • 1947
    • This December 2, 1947, photograph shows Goodwill Industries at 1117-1121 Sixth Street. The Goodwill had been operating in Sacramento since November of 1933 and moved out of the pictured 11,000 square-foot structure in 1949 for a new facility at...
    • 387
    • Fire Company at Independence Day Parade

    • 1910
    • This July 4, 1910, photograph shows horse-drawn fire engines parading along K Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets. 30,000 Sacramentans witnessed the Independence Day parade which featured horses. Several awards were given for the fittest and...
    • 617
    • Firehouse Restaurant

    • 1962
    • Pictured in circa 1962 is the Firehouse Restaurant at 1112 through 1114 Second Street. The eatery was founded by brothers Carl, Larry and Newton Cope near the time this photograph was taken and set inside Sacramento’s oldest remaining volunteer...
    • 132
    • The Review, June 1912

    • 1912-06-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
    • Fremont Park Presbyterian Church

    • 1920
    • Photographed between 1920 and 1923 is the Fremont Presbyterian Church at Fifteenth and O Streets. Due to a wiring defect, the church was destroyed by a morning fire on September 23, 1923. The first witness to the fire, paperboy W.J. Howie,...
    • 516


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