Toronto Opens New Station

Issue 9 and Volume 108.

Toronto Opens New Station On Friday, March 4, 1955, Fire Chief Joseph Waterman was host at the opening of a new and modern fire station to serve the City of Toronto in the Dundas-Parliament Street areas. This new station replaces one which was built in 1876 and which is being demolished. The cost of the new station was approximately $200,000 and was constructed to accommodate three pieces of firefighting apparatus. At the present time there is a new 100-foot all steel aerial ladder, and a new 840 gallon pumper stationed therein. All the furnishings in this hall are modern and new. The bedrooms, sitting rooms and kitchen are all decorated in two different shades of pastel colors. The apparatus walls are tiled from the floor to the ceiling, and the hose drying room, which is at the rear of the apparatus floor, has hose drying racks to accommodate twenty fifty-foot…

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